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Despite optimistic pronouncements months ago from company officials, several of the projects have often been slowed by local opposition.
One thousand acres of New Hampshire’s Great Bay were once covered by live oyster reefs. Today, 90 percent have vanished, lost to pollution, disease, and harvest.
Water disinfection is a necessary step in preparing aquaculture facilities before stocking, but it also causes microbiome die-offs which result in the higher likelihood of disease further down the line, according to Rachelle Jensen, founder of Luminis Water Technologies.
(The Center Square) – A bill sent to Gov. Glenn Youngkin this legislative session would reward individuals that recycle oyster shells – a measure supporters say could benefit several sectors across Virginia.
In 2019, Texas became one of the last coastal states in the US to establish an oyster mariculture industry. More than three years later, the first farms are up and running.
The proposed salmon-raising facility in Belfast got a setback when the Maine Supreme Judicial Court issued a ruling that sorts out who owns a parcel of intertidal land.
Representative Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Mary Peltola (AK-at Large) introduced the Coastal Seaweed Farm Act of 2023.
The resulting fish appear to be more resistant to disease and could improve commercial production—should they ever be approved.
The Bowen brothers of Little Compton have spent the past 3 years seeking permission for an oyster farm in a sheltered Tiverton cove, which the bill seeks to prevent.
While the rest of the world is increasing aquaculture production, campaigners with varying self-interests have been determined to shut down salmon farms in Canada.
Something unusual happened when the Coastal Resources Management Council met on Tuesday night to vote on Matunuck Oyster Bar owner Perry Raso's controversial request to expand his shellfish-growing operation.
For thousands of years, seaweed has been a dietary staple for people around the world. While Japan may be the culture most frequently associated with seaweed consumption, different types of seaweed are commonly eaten in other Pacific Islands, as well as in China, Iceland, Wales and Scotland.
Australia's southern coast has 1,500 species of seaweed — the second highest number in the world after Japan — and one Port Lincoln fishing company is harvesting them to make organic products while helping the environment.
All-you-can-eat and beer-battered – coming from Wisconsin, these were the main ways I consumed fish for years.
Assessment conducted by The Nature Conservancy projects Forever Oceans Kanpachi as a low carbon fish; company commits to be Scope 1 & 2 carbon neutral by 2027
Prospective kelp growers who want to join the handful of existing commercial seaweed farms in the Pacific Northwest are having to contend with a lengthy permitting process. It’s gotten contentious in a few cases, but even so, at least a couple of new seaweed farms stand on the cusp of approval. Their harvests could be sold for human food, animal feed or fertilizer.