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August 30, 2017
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Call for land-based fish farming gets louder

Supporters of land-based fish farms said the escape of thousands of Atlantic salmon from Cooke Aquaculture’s ocean-based farm in Washington State on August 19 should spur Canada into supporting land-based aquaculture.


Moratorium on salmon farm permits

No new salmon farming permits will be issued in Washington State until a thorough investigation of the salmon escapes incident is completed, the Governor’s office announced.


Feeding the world: Are the oceans the answer?

A new study suggests the world’s oceans are rife with aquaculture “hot spots” that provide enough space to produce 15 billion metric tons — or over 100 times the current global seafood consumption — of finfish annually.
 
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Fish farmer enhances sustainability

One of the world’s leading salmon and trout producers has released its sustainability results on key indicators related to fish health for the second quarter of 2017. » Read more

‘Green’ ship to make industry debut

A ship with “very low” emission levels will debut in the fish farming industry in the summer of 2018. » Read more

Reeling in web-savvy consumers

A salmon farmer wants a bigger slice of the market for kitchen-ready seafood and is eyeing e-commerce to attract web-savvy consumers. » Read more

Fish-free feed competition nears end

A competition that challenges contestants to produce fish feed devoid of fishmeal closes on September 15. » Read more
 
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