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$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.
Production facilities should be constructed and managed considering the potential for storms, droughts, ice cover and other events
FishGlobe, a novel fish farm design that is also “the largest construction ever made in polyethylene”, is showing early signs of promise.
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.
Offshore aquaculture would increase our seafood supply and create jobs. There’s no better time for Congress to act.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The area would be among the first in the country to allow off-shore fish farming
… costs, extreme geographies, intermittency, unfavorable weather and other challenges? Experts say to look at ways to reduce demand first.
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).
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.
Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing food production sectors globally.
Japanese ‘ear-hanging’ processing techniques and equipment helping to build a micro-industry
Cell-based protein technology is making waves in the seafood category with Shiok Meats announcing its US$12.6 million Series A funding round.
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.
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.