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Land-based hatchery would grow 3 million salmon per year, supply 13 fish farms
Aquaculture development is strained by a hesitancy to envision large-scale change. Fostering minor, incremental improvements to livelihoods that are not sustainable perpetuates the norm and only sustains poverty rather than alleviating it.
Demand for plant-based food and nutrition is growing. According to recent retail sales data, grocery sales of plant-based foods in place of animal products grew 29% in the U.S. to $5 billion between 2017 and 2019.
Once oysters are purchased from growers along the East Coast, they’re used to ‘reseed’ damaged and dying reefs in New Jersey waters and elsewhere
Two Maryland companies have teamed up to design a solar-powered barge that could bring oyster farming into deeper parts of the Chesapeake Bay, improving the estuary’s oyster output and perhaps easing conflicts with watermen and waterfront landowners.
ELLSWORTH — Like nearly every facet of life, the pandemic has affected the state aquaculture industry, the Maine Aquaculture Advisory Council made clear in a virtual meeting on Dec. 7.
Following a reduction in seafood restaurant sales during the pandemic, a new project aims to take 5 million excess oysters be rebuild shellfish reefs – turning economic calamity into long-term conservation gain.
Aquaculture operators can be largely optimistic about their prospects in 2021, although some farmers, particularly in Chile, may struggle to fulfil increasingly onerous regulations.
Multiple studies have shown that bacillus probiotics can help aquaculture producers improve fish health and performance – but can probiotics help address water pollution issues as well?
Salmon farmer Huon Aquaculture is investigating another unexplained incident that allowed an entire pen of fish to escape into the ocean off southern Tasmania.
Advances in genomic and gene-editing technologies are giving aquaculture a much more precise way of making disease resistant fish and shellfish
The construction and operation of marine ranches in the deep sea, help preserve the offshore environment