Florida officials in June requested that the U.S. Commerce Department designate federal waters off the state’s coast as a marine aquaculture opportunity area, a move that would open and jumpstart the state’s offshore aquaculture industry.
The term “aquaculture opportunity area” comes from the Trump Administration’s 7 May executive order titled “Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic… Read More
San Diego, California, U.S.A.-based cellular aquaculture firm BlueNalu has announced a substantial expansion of the company’s operations, the hiring of a chief financial officer, and improvements to several internal teams, setting the stage for the company to launch its products in late 2021 ...
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Lumpfish and other cleanerfish are used in the global aquaculture industry as a sea lice management tool, but the method has yet to make serious headway in the U.S. ...
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Earlier this year, oyster farmer Edward “Ned” Gaine was chosen as New Jersey’s 2020 Outstanding Young Farmer by the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture.
Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Gaine earned degrees in marine biology and marine resource management from Stockton University, and after he began growing oysters in Cape May, he earned a master’s degree in biology from Rutgers University. With his love for… Read More
AquaBounty Technologies has partnered with MZ Group, a global leader in investor relations and corporate communications, to expand its comprehensive strategic investor relations and financial communications program… Read More
The Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Tuesday, 12 May, its annual Global Outlook for Aquaculture Leadership (GOAL) conference will be completely virtual this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
GOAL 2020 will be held from 6 to 8 October as previously scheduled, with six to eight program sessions per day. Access to the first day of the conference will be offered free of charge to members of seafood associations and other strategic… Read More
The assets of the bankrupt Catalina Sea Ranch, the only permitted aquaculture facility in U.S. federal waters, will reportedly be sold to southern California investment group Pacific6 in a deal valued at …
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Danish land-based salmon farmer Atlantic Sapphire has been formally approved by the Oslo Stock Exchange to list on the exchange’s main market, the Oslo Børs, no later than 12 June, according to a stock exchange notice issued 29 April…
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Finger Lakes Fish, a land-based coho salmon farm in New York, USA, recently announced that Phil Gibson, the operations general manager and the former seafood director at Safeway, is being promoted to CEO of the company ...
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