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As Washington State tries to move forward with its net pen farming bans, this spotlight on Sustainable Blue’s promise to bring its recirculating aquaculture model seems like bittersweet news. But Sustainable Blue CEO Kirk Havercroft seems optimistic about the company’s own potential to find a new home in Washington State.

Though it’s still much too early to guarantee this project will break ground, this technology also offers a lot of hope for the industry’s opportunities in this region.

There are rumours of other RAS companies eyeing locations in Washington State for their own facilities. Could Washington State be a new hub for American RAS? We’ll certainly be paying close attention.

Also in this issue:

  • A tribute to aquaculture pioneer, A.M. (Arnie) Sutterlin
  • New fraction from insect meal tested in feed: Nofima study
  • Karlanea Brown: Leading Indiana shrimp production for over a decade
  • Plus, the latest news and products from aquaculture suppliers