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September 13, 2019

Russia spends US$12M to help restore fish populations

State-owned hatcheries in Russia have released 450 million fry in Lake Baikal since 2019. The Russian government has allocated Rub800 million (US$12 million) to modernize three hatcheries in the Republic of Buryatia in an effort to enhance the ecological campaign in Lake Baikal.

Restricted translocations needed to preserve cleaner fish genetic diversity: study

The impact of translocated cleaner fish has been factored into an environment-friendly approach to solving sea lice problems in Northern Europe.

Banking on Barramundi

After more than a decade of developing its selective breeding program, one Australian company is now reaping the benefits. » Read more

TV producer turns environmental advocacy to business venture

David E. Kelley, the writer-producer known for such TV shows as Chicago Hope and Ally McBeal, once said that, when he was creating Boston Legal, he felt a certain compulsion to be more vocal about issues. The future of wild salmon is one of them. » Read more

US city reviews proposal of Norwegian aqua farm company

The planning board of Belfast, Maine has so far held 17 meetings concerning the plans of Nordic Aquafarms to build a land-based salmon farm in their city. » Read more

Ireland fisheries chief sees trend towards onshore fish farms

Concerns over the health of coastal waters are pushing governments to turn to onshore aquaculture, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland chief executive Dr. Ciaran Byrne. » Read more