Open ocean sea scallop culture in Canada

Research demonstrates that a combination of suspended and bottom culture yield the best growth in open waters more »

Nov 23, 2015 2:49 PM Research

Dissolved oxygen management for aquaculture ponds

Regular contributor, John Nickum, explains that raising fish in a pond requires managing a pond ecosystem. more »

Nov 23, 2015 2:49 PM

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Pilot scale aquaponics system tested for scale up

A young researcher is intrigued by a system that can operate indoors in any environment and grow fresh, local food with minimal impact on the environment. more »

Nov 10, 2015 3:10 PM Research

Photo provided by Yarish & Kim (UCONN)

Kelp production gets an edge

Innovative, portable cutting machine for kelp is versatile and affordable. more »

Nov 10, 2015 2:58 PM Research

Clear skies for Open Blue

Expertise, innovative technology, and outreach pave the way to the future for Open Blue. more »

Nov 3, 2015 9:47 AM Profiles

Sea lice treatment a Nobel protégé

The discovery of the avermectins has been a game changer for human, animal and, as it turns out, salmon health. more »

Nov 3, 2015 9:47 AM Research

How will global warming change shellfish aquaculture?

Knowledge of one's site, species, and the ability to adapt are key as we meet climate change. more »

Nov 3, 2015 9:47 AM Shellfish

Shellfish grower builds unique direct-to-chef market

Building relationships with chefs has been key to marketing success for a Canadian shellfish grower. more »

Oct 11, 2015 9:24 AM Profiles

Cunner fish a potential weapon in the battle with sea lice

Dr. Ken Pee Ang with Cooke Aquaculture has been overseeing a cunner breeding program in New Brunswick. The program's success is good news for fish farmers. more »

Oct 11, 2015 9:14 AM Research

The Lacey Act… what’s next?

An interesting chapter in American environmental resource management is about to be written. One can only hope that the overlapping interests of fish farmers, resource managers, and environmentalists can be addressed in a fair and orderly manner. more »

Sep 18, 2015 10:25 AM Profiles

Fly larvae potential fish feed

A study from the University of Laval in Quebec proposes treating fly larvae as mini-livestock - but there is still much research to be done. more »

Sep 18, 2015 10:44 AM Nutrition

Profitable commercial production for walleye and saugeye

Research on methods for raising walleye and hybrid walleye (saugeye) utilizing indoor larval fry systems for initial rearing and heated recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) for grow-out, has been ongoing since 2008. more »

Sep 8, 2015 11:48 AM Fresh Water Fish

​Self-sustaining ecosystem project reduces carbon footprint

Data center waste heat used for warm water fish culture more »

Aug 31, 2015 12:00 AM Profiles

Nutritious seaweed that tastes like bacon

Research collaboration brings new algal products to market more »

Aug 31, 2015 12:00 PM Profiles

Who is setting industry certification standards?

The “swing to green” in the seafood business is well underway with non-producers like ENGOs, public aquariums, universities and zoos contributing to sustainability programs and eco-certification schemes. Just how strong is their influence? more »

Aug 31, 2015 12:00 PM Nutrition

​Shared ignorance

Regular contributor John Nickum considers the flaw in information provided by people who are not experts in a particular field. more »

Jul 29, 2015 10:21 AM

E-platform for marketing seafood

The seafood industry is a major commodity market that still uses outdated and inefficient processes to buy and sell product. Ocean Executive provides a method to modernize the sector’s trading system, one online auction at a time. more »

Jul 16, 2015 11:32 AM Profiles

First Nations projects get boost from national funding

Feasibility studies and proofs of concept provide strong foundation for development more »

Jul 16, 2015 11:20 AM Profiles


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