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A partnership to improve land-based salmon farming feeds

The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, an internationally-renowned research and development program focused on recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), and Cargill, a leader in animal feeds solutions, have announced a multi-year agreement to develop, evaluate, and enhance feeds for the growing land-based aquaculture industry.

AKVA strikes up new partnership Israeli investor to build land-based salmon farm

Equipment supplier, AKVA, has announced it has finalised a contract for a full grow-out recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) project from Norwegian company, AquaCon, following a preliminary announcement made in June that AKVA had entered into a contract for the construction of a land-based fish farm for AquaCon, in Maryland, on the U.S. East Coast.

Pure Salmon begins construction for new RAS salmon farm

Following 10 years of planning, Pure Salmon has announced southwest Virginia will become the home of its new salmon farm. Construction for Pure Salmon’s new US $228 million recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) facility has begun, and when fully-built and running, is expected to raise and process up to 20,000 tons of salmon, annually.
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Carlota Castaneda-Cobo

Since she was a child, Carlota Castaneda-Cobo has always been fascinated by the ocean. When she decided to make the ocean her life’s work, she found a calling within a calling in the world of aquaculture. >> Learn more

Cleaner fish for cleaner farms

Ballan wrasse have already been found to control sea lice in farmed salmon, but their ability to do so effectively depends on keeping them content in their environment. Now, researchers are investigating the best conditions in ballan wrasse hatcheries. » Read more

Columbi Salmon announces funding round results for RAS-based salmon farm

Columbi Salmon recently held a NOK 162-million (US $18.6 million, EUR €15.9 million) funding round, which has confirmed ongoing interest by some of Norway’s prominent seafood backers in recirculating aquaculture system- (RAS-) based salmon farming. » Learn more

BioMar Ecuador announces four new lines for extruded shrimp feed

BioMar Group has announced its investment plan to expand the capacity for extruded shrimp feed in Ecuador. The two-phased installation will bring a total of four new lines with a combined capacity of 200,000 tons at BioMar’s facilities in Guayaquil. » Learn more
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Aquaculture Europe 2021

Oct. 4-7, 2021
Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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International Vaccines Congress 2021

Oct. 18-20, 2021
Orlando, Fla., USA
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World Aquaculture 2021

Nov. 8-12, 2021
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
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