Aquaculture

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - Conservation Titans Offer Lifeline to Oyster Aquaculture Sector

$2 million in funding has been pledged to an initiative that aims to restore oyster stocks in several US states as well as provide financial support for a sector that's been hit hard by a downturn in demand caused by Covid-19 restrictions.

International
Aquaculture

World - Effects of Weather and Climate on Aquaculture

Production facilities should be constructed and managed considering the potential for storms, droughts, ice cover and other events

International
Aquaculture

World - A Global Alternative to Net Pen Aquaculture

FishGlobe, a novel fish farm design that is also “the largest construction ever made in polyethylene”, is showing early signs of promise.

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Entrance of Large-Scale Fisheries and Aquatic Farms Could Hamper Maine Aquaculture Industry

The cultivation of fish and aquatic plants for food is one of Maine’s leading industries, but some say large-scale producers could put the state’s ecosystem at risk.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - The Fastest Growing Food Sector in the World Is One That America Is Not Producing

Offshore aquaculture would increase our seafood supply and create jobs. There’s no better time for Congress to act.

Southeast
Aquaculture

FL - Feds Move Toward Permitting Offshore Florida Fish Farm

The Army Corps of Engineers will open a public comment period on a permit application for a fish farming pilot project off Florida’s southwest coast, following demands from critics and a newly issued pollution permit.

Northeast
Aquaculture

CT - Milford Lab at Forefront of Shellfish Research, Assisting CT Aquaculture

MILFORD — The annual open house at the NOAA Milford Laboratory will have to be online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but protecting public health is something the facility has been doing since its founding in 1931.

Gulf of Mexico
Aquaculture

MS - Aquaculture Advancement Would Benefit Mississippi’s Economy

During the past several months, Mississippians have faced many challenging situations. One way that we can embark on a path to recovery to grow our economy, create jobs and support our industries is by increasing the production of sustainable seafood through aquaculture.

Gulf of Mexico
Aquaculture

FL - Commissioner Fried Welcomes NOAA Announcement of Aquaculture Opportunity Areas Off Florida's Gulf Coast

Tallahassee, Fla.— Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced the selection of sites in federal waters off Florida in the Gulf of Mexico as one of the first locations designated as Aquaculture Opportunity Areas.

International
Aquaculture

World - A Short History of Aquaculture Innovation

For over a century, aquaculturists have tinkered with every part of aquatic animals’ lives, from genetics to diet to where they grow best.

International
Aquaculture

UK - Aquaculture Vital for Coastal Communities

Report highlights importance of skilled workforce to future of sector.

International
Aquaculture

World - Renewable Energy Could Transform Offshore Aquaculture, But What About …

… costs, extreme geographies, intermittency, unfavorable weather and other challenges? Experts say to look at ways to reduce demand first.

West Coast
Aquaculture

USA - Project Launched to Tackle Oyster Mortalities

Shellfish genetics and breeding company Pacific Hybreed is taking part in a NOAA-funded project to develop genetic markers for resistance to the virus causing Pacific oyster mortality syndrome (POMS).

International
Aquaculture

CAN - The Ocean Farmers Trying to Save the World With Seaweed

In a cove in Bamfield, a coastal community in British Columbia, Canada, Louis Druehl steers his boat, The Kelp Express, a mile along the mountainous coastline.

International
Aquaculture

World - Global Aquaculture Industry

With COVID-19 having a damaging impact on Aquaculture, the market is expected to lose steam before recovering to reach a projected global market size of US$245.1 billion by 2027.

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Maine Shellfish Farmers Gaining Confidence With Scallops

Japanese ‘ear-hanging’ processing techniques and equipment helping to build a micro-industry

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - Aquaculture Industry Qualifies for Relief

ELLSWORTH — If it wasn’t clear before last week, there’s a big election just a few weeks away.

International
Aquaculture

World - Cell-Based Shrimp: Shiok Meats Lands US$12.6m for Commercial Pilot Plant Launch (with ASPN Podcast)

Cell-based protein technology is making waves in the seafood category with Shiok Meats announcing its US$12.6 million Series A funding round.

Southeast
Aquaculture

FL - Opposition Mounts Against Proposed Fish Farm off the Coast of Sarasota

Because the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will not hold a public hearing on the construction of a controversial fin fish farm 45 miles off the coast of Sarasota, opponents took it upon themselves to be heard.

Gulf of Mexico
Aquaculture

USA - Floating Fish Farms in Gulf of Mexico Could Get Green Light With Congressional Bill

A new bill in Congress would open the Gulf of Mexico and other federal waters to offshore fish farming, a controversial idea backed by President Donald Trump’s administration but opposed by environmental groups and elements of the seafood industry that depend on wild fisheries.