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Aquaculture

International
Aquaculture

World - A new Progressive Management Pathway for improving seaweed biosecurity

The rapid expansion and globalization of the seaweed production industry, combined with rising seawater temperatures and coastal eutrophication, has led to an increase in infectious diseases and pest outbreaks. Here, we propose a novel Progressive Management Pathway for improving Seaweed Biosecurity.

International
Aquaculture

UK - Sewage dumps by water firms could 'wipe us out' says oyster farmer suing the government

Oysterman Tom Haward is taking ministers to court for failing to tackle water firms' sewage dumping

International
Aquaculture

World - Aquaculture accounts for more and more of global fish supply

Around 49% of the world's supply of fish, crustaceans and molluscs was farmed rather than caught in 2020, up from 13% in 1990.

Pacific Northwest
Aquaculture

WA - Washington bans fish-farming net pens, citing salmon threat

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington banned fish-farming with net pens in state waters on Friday, citing danger to struggling native salmon.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

World - Global aquaculture deemed to be “in decline”

Aquaculture’s growth rate peaked in 1996, and now it’s in decline, according to a newly published paper by researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC).

International
Aquaculture

AUS - Are Sharks Attracted To Aquaculture Pens?

Squint and it might seem like a figment of your imagination. Still, they stand out from the turquoise waters off the coast.

International
Aquaculture

World - Aquaculture is on the rise, and so are efforts to improve it

Global fish consumption has been growing at 3.1% annually for decades, far outpacing both the rise in the world's population (1.6%) and its meat consumption (1.1%).

International
Aquaculture

World - Dirty shrimp farms are punching a huge hole in the environment. A.I. could cut it in half

Inside a humid warehouse in suburban Indianapolis, a company called Atarraya is using large metal containers and the latest technology to grow shrimp hundreds of miles from the ocean.

International
Aquaculture

World - Are salmon producers able to capitalise on offshore opportunities?

A new analysis finds that the industry still needs to lay critical groundwork before offshore salmon aquaculture is seaworthy.

International
Aquaculture

World - Onshore algae farms could help solve future global food production problems

By mid-century, society will need to significantly intensify its food production system’s output while simultaneously reducing its detrimental impacts on climate, land use, freshwater resources, and biodiversity.

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Maine Aquaculture Association Observes National Seafood Month by Celebrating Crop and Economic Diversity in Maine Aquaculture, Honoring Sea Farming Families

The Maine Aquaculture Association (MAA) today announced plans to observe National Seafood Month by celebrating the diversity in Maine seafood and honoring generations of sea farming families who produce it.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - NOAA Sea Grant announces $2.1M to support aquaculture research and extension in Maine

ORONO — NOAA Sea Grant has announced $2.1 million to fund four projects that advance aquaculture research and extension to support sustainable aquaculture in Maine. The projects are part of a larger $14 million NOAA Sea Grant investment to strengthen aquaculture across the United States.

Mid-Atlantic
Aquaculture

NC - NOAA awards aquaculture grant funds to N.C. Aquariums

The North Carolina Aquariums will receive funding over the next three years to build capacity to sustainably breed saltwater fish species and to raise awareness of aquaculture through public engagement.

Hawaii & Alaska
Aquaculture

HI - Onshore algae farms could feed the world sustainably

How do we increase food production by more than 50%, on a limited amount of arable land, to feed a projected 10 billion people by 2050? The solution could come in the form of nutritious and protein-dense microalgae (single-celled), grown in onshore, seawater-fed aquaculture systems.

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Sorrento voters reject temporary ban on new large aquaculture projects

Sorrento voters have rejected a proposal from a not-for-profit group to enact a temporary ban on new aquaculture projects, according to a report in the Ellsworth American

West Coast
Aquaculture

CA - Supervisors Deny Appeal of Nordic Aquafarms Project

Norway-based Nordic Aquafarms just cleared a major hurdle in its efforts to demolish a dilapidated pulp mill site and build a $650 million land-based fish farm on the Samoa Peninsula.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - NOAA Sea Grant announces $14 million in investments to strengthen U.S. aquaculture

NOAA Sea Grant today announced approximately $14 million in federal funding across four strategic areas for improving U.S. aquaculture. The competitively selected projects will advance early stage propagation strategies for various aquaculture species, marine finfish juvenile production technologies, aquaculture collaboratives and establishment of an aquaculture information exchange.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - The Future of Shrimp Farming Is Vertical and Coming to Cities

Vertical Oceans says its adaptive algorithms and autonomous tanks offer a more sustainable way to raise prawns.