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Jurassic Salmon

Polish company Jurassic Salmon has become the first land-based salmon farm to earn certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC).

Jurassic Salmon, which opened in 2013, is considered to be the world’s first organic Atlantic salmon farm as it uses thermal water from 150 million years ago, according to the company.

“We have a number of customers interested in ASC-certified fish and we feel being certified will be of benefit to us,” said Michal Kowalski, Jurassic Salmon’s...

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Aquaculture without Frontiers has formed a new executive group to help ensure the charity’s consistency and cohesiveness in its worldwide operations.

The formation of the Aquaculture without Frontiers (AwF) International Council speaks to the streamlining of efforts among three affiliated AwF organizations around the world – USA (Americas region), Australia (Oceania region) and Latin America (based in Mexico). All offices have agreed to follow a “global campaign strategy, but work...

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A project is underway in Cambodia to boost average fish production in the Southeast Asian country’s rice field fisheries by 50 kilograms per hectare per year.

The “Feed the Future Cambodia Rice Field Fisheries Phase II” project is being implemented by WorldFish through grants provided by USAID and funding from the U.S.-based Feed the Future Initiative.

“Since 2012, USAID fisheries investments have increased the productivity of rice field fisheries and have provided poor, rural households...

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The search is on for AquaChile to find a partner in Mexico versed in the production and export of tilapia to do business with, according to El Economista.

The company is looking to meet growing demand for tilapia in the United States, as well as reach more European markets, with a move into Mexico, and is eager to establish regional associations, according to the news outlet. As one of the main suppliers of tilapia to the U.S., AquaChile was able to achieve a market share in the country of...

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South Korea has produced Asia’s first farmed salmon, after a farm in Gangwon Province successfully reported harvesting 500 metric tons of the world’s most-consumed fish.

The farm in Goseong County, run by fisheries company Donghae STF with support from South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, contained both freshwater and ocean environments, according to a Korea Bizwire report.

Donghae STF managed to hatch salmon eggs imported from Canada in 2014 and raise them for 10 months in inland...

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