The Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission (GSMFC) is requesting for proposals to develop potential aquaculture projects in the Gulf of Mexico region. The main aim is to increase seafood production through aquaculture.
Aquaculture production is on track for long-term growth, according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
This year’s second round of tariff cuts in China is making seafood exporters revved up to do even more business with the country.
Land-based aquaculture has come a long way from four years ago that it now has a risk-reward profile that investors may find attractive, according to Jon Fitzgerald of Stope Capital Advisors.
Shrimp disease issues in China have dragged down sales of Hawaii’s shrimp broodstock for the second year in a row, data from the US Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) show.
British Columbia authorities are investigating claims that a fish processing plant in the province is releasing fish-processing waste infected with piscine reovirus.
Fine-tuning operation has brought Kuterra their maiden “cash-positive” stage, four years after starting operations.
Right handling and proper thawing could help prolong the freshness of frozen fish for up to 1.5 weeks, a study has found.
Omega Pacific Sea Farms, a salmon farmer in Port Alberni, British Columbia has admitted responsibility for the thousands of plastic feed bags that are polluting beaches in Pacific Rim National Park.
It’s unusual for a marine-based fish farmer to be able to drive up to the front door of his operation, but then, the Monterey Abalone Company (MAC) is in an unusual location; it is at the end of a public pier in the main harbor of Monterey, California.
When Mary and Nate Calkins were looking to further diversify their Lake Orchard Farm in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, they chose to invest in aquaponics.
The Taylor family’s history of growing shellfish in Washington State goes back as far as 1890. Under the umbrella of Taylor Shellfish Farms, the family business has evolved into a successful aquaculture company with diverse products and production methods. Bill Dewey, director of public affairs, says that diversification has been the key to the company’s success.
Two projects focused on increasing food security in remote communities in Canada are gaining traction. One of them is a collaborative project between the Moose Cree First Nation and Canadian Aquaculture Systems Inc.
US sustainable seafood investment forum Fish 2.0 identified five trends driving the seafood industry's transformation.
While aquaponics is not necessarily a new technology, the industry is relatively young compared to more established food production methods. The industry is growing at rapid pace, however, with new businesses springing up regularly.
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