Great potential for kelp in Maine

The bays of Maine provide the low winter temperatures and low light that are ideal conditions for growing kelp. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Research

Virus predates salmon farming in BC

Study findings refute accusations of anti-fish farm activist that the piscine reovirus (PRV) was imported to BC from Europe with salmon eggs for the fish farming industry. PRV is benign and it's been around a long time in the Pacific Northwest. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Research

Audit snag thwarts BC salmon farm

Apparently in Norway, Chile, and Scotland, Aquaculture Stewardship Council auditors accept historical site data provided fish numbers and densities are the same, but this doesn't seem to be the case in Canada. more »

Oct 1, 2014 Salt Water Fish

Saccharina latissima (sugar kelp) growing on a rope at the IMTA site

Thierry Chopin

Organic kelp almost ready for market

Organic kelp produced by Cooke Aquaculture at its Charlie Cove farm site near Back Bay, New Brunswick, is being marketed under the company's True North Salmon brand. more »

Sep 4, 2014 Profiles

Innovative technology to monitor offshore mussel farm

Remotely operated vehicles will monitor the mussels, rock scallops and sea cucumbers that will be grown on a site under construction on the San Pedro Shelf, off the coast of California. more »

Sep 4, 2014 Profiles

PEI reports continued growth for aquaculture sector

Oysters are big business for the island economy. more »

Jul 21, 2014 Shellfish

New research helps fast-track yellow perch production

Recently, Dr. Brian Shepherd, at the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin his research colleagues and collaborators, developed a protocol to make more efficient use of the difference in growth rates in yellow perch. more »

Jul 14, 2014 Research

New York entrepreneurs tout advantages of data-driven aquaponics op.

For the folks at Brooklyn, NY-based EdenWorks, the keys to success in the “niche” aquaponics sector is in data, design, and green-tech. more »

Jun 27, 2014 Profiles

Sequencing the Atlantic salmon genome

A team of researchers from Canada, Chile and Norway recently announced that it had completed a fully mapped and openly accessible salmon genome. more »

Jun 27, 2014 Research


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