Following press accusations of underreporting against Chilean salmon farmer Nova Austral, the country’s fisheries and aquaculture service Sernapesca said it has filed three formal complaints against the company for adulteration of information. Meanwhile, the company has defended its operation.
In a statement, Sernapesca said that it has concluded a 14-day investigation against Nova Austral, a firm controlled by Chilean and Norwegian… Read More
Looking to diversify past the dominance of salmon in southern Chile, the government-backed aquaculture innovation center AquaPacífico has inaugurated a new center that will focus on developing 17 different commercial fish and mollusk species in the north of the country.
The AquaPacifico center is located in the city of Coquimbo, around 400 kilometers north of the capital Santiago, and is a joint initiative founded in 2016 between the… Read More