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U.S. moves to propel aquaculture with new executive order

The Trump Administration has issued an executive order Thursday to remove “outdated and unnecessarily burdensome” aquaculture regulations to promote the competitiveness of American seafood.

Canadian caviar producer up for sale

The founder of early RAS adaptor Norther Divine Aquafarms is approaching retirement and is seeking a new owner to carry on operations at his vertically integrated salmon farm.

Tips for maintaining and monitoring your hatchery systems

Despite the best intentions, disasters small and larger, still happen around the industry. Proper setup with suitable redundancies and a good monitoring and alarm system are the best defense, but humans doing checks are still integral to supplementing monitoring by sensors.
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Oyster hatchery deploys automated feeding system

Horn Point Oyster Hatchery has the Rolls Royce of automated feeding systems. After a comprehensive presentation at the Milford Aquaculture Seminar in January by algologist Julie Trommatter, one of the first questions was, “How much did it cost?” » Read more

Less rotifer time maximizes growth in hybrid striped bass larva: study

Minimizing the time hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis larva are fed with rotifers could lead to several plus factors, including slashing feed expenses in one phase by almost 90 percent. » Read more
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Innovative Protein Skimmers Designed to Serve Fresh Water RAS

While everyone in our industry knows that it's almost impossible to achieve high density foam when operating in fresh water systems, MAT FILTRATION TECHNOLOGIES has been working for over 15 months to design and trial a properly functioning Freshwater Protein Skimmer for Salmon Fish Farms. Read how MAT has overcome all problems and produced a freshwater protein fractionator which efficiently removes sludge, residual and proteins from the dense pre smolt salmon tanks in RAS farms. » Read more