Kingfish Company clears final hurdle to begin RAS farm construction in Jonesport, Maine

A computer-generated image showing Kingfish Maine's planned RAS farm in Jonesport, Maine.

The Jonesport, Maine, U.S.A. Planning Board has approved Kingfish Maine’s building permit application, clearing the final hurdle for The Kingfish Company to begin building its recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) farm in the small coastal town.

The Kingfish Company is planning to build an 8,500-metric-ton capacity yellowtail kingfish farm in Jonesport at an estimated cost of USD 110 million (EUR 110 million), and has now secured all necessary permits to do so.

However, The Kingfish Company has had trouble with fundraising for the project and has not yet announced when it will break ground in Jonesport, though it already has lined up ... 

Image courtesy of The Kingfish Company

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