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October 4, 2019
Reed Mariculture

New funding to help build new seafood research center in Virginia, USA

A $3-million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to construct a new state-of-the-art Virginia Seafood Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Hampton, Virginia, is being envisioned to pave the way for further economic growth and collaboration in the commonwealth’s $550-million seafood industry.

Shining the spotlight on hatcheries’ rising stars

Hatcheries are the foundation of not only the aquaculture industry but global efforts toward conservation. The young men and women responsible for keeping these hatcheries productive and sustainable must be applauded.
Top 10 Under 40 
Top 10 Under 40

Top 10 Under 40: King of the Kingfish

For Adam Miller, the combination of complexity and beauty is what excites him about working at a hatchery. As the hatchery operations manager at Clean Seas Seafood in Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, Miller understands the intricacies involved in the successful early rearing of fish. Learn More
Novel approach

Novel approach to use net pens for large-scale stock enhancement

Inspired by the success of a multi-stakeholder collaborative project that restored depleted salmon stock in the Bay of Fundy, on Canada’s east coast, a public-private initiative in Augusta, Maine in the US, is taking on a similar challenge of restoring native populations of Atlantic salmon on the East Branch of the Penobscot river. » Read more
Prime Minister

‘Reckless policy’: Aquaculture industry weighs in on Liberal plans

With little more than three weeks before Canadians go to the polls to decide whether he should be given a second mandate, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has unveiled a comprehensive agenda which could transform the country’s aquaculture industry. And the aquaculture industry is having none of it. » Read more

70th Annual NWFCC

Dec. 3 – 5, 2019 » Read more