Aquaculture

International
Aquaculture

CAN - Cooke Aquaculture Proposes $58M Salmon Hatchery on Digby Neck

Land-based hatchery would grow 3 million salmon per year, supply 13 fish farms

International
Aquaculture

World - What's Holding Back High Impact Aquaculture Development?

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.

International
Aquaculture

UK - This Start-Up Believes Seaweed Can Change the World

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.

Northeast
Aquaculture

NJ - Oyster Buyback Program Revitalizes Growers, Rebuilds Reefs

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

Mid-Atlantic
Aquaculture

MD - These Maryland Companies Have Teamed up to Help Grow Oysters in Deeper Water — With the Help of Solar Energy

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.

Northeast
Aquaculture

ME - State Aquaculture Program Faces Backlog, Funding Issues in 2021

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.

Coastwide
Aquaculture

USA - Conservation in a Time of COVID-19: Coalition SOARs Into Action to Support US Shellfish Farmers

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.

International
Aquaculture

World - Reasons to Be Cheerful in Aquaculture in 2021?

Aquaculture operators can be largely optimistic about their prospects in 2021, although some farmers, particularly in Chile, may struggle to fulfil increasingly onerous regulations.

International
Aquaculture

World - Can Probiotics Solve Aquaculture's Water Pollution Issues?

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?

International
Aquaculture

AUS - Another Farmed Salmon Mass Breakout in Tasmanian Waters Stuns Huon Aquaculture

Salmon farmer Huon Aquaculture is investigating another unexplained incident that allowed an entire pen of fish to escape into the ocean off southern Tasmania.

International
Aquaculture

World - Genomics, Gene-Editing and the Blue Revolution

Advances in genomic and gene-editing technologies are giving aquaculture a much more precise way of making disease resistant fish and shellfish

International
Aquaculture

China - Marine Ranches Change the Production Mode of China’s Fishing Industry

The construction and operation of marine ranches in the deep sea, help preserve the offshore environment