News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

Advocate Tag: aquaculture


Toxicity of chemical substances in aquaculture

Prof. Boyd discusses toxicity of chemical substances in aquaculture systems and the difficulties in establishing safe concentration limits for toxic metabolites. 


The blue dimensions of aquaculture

Authors review global aquaculture production, including development, farming systems, environmental concerns and further growth potential. 


Aquaculture leads fish production, consumption to new highs

The most recent biennial report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations stresses the growing importance that aquaculture has as new records for global seafood production and consumption were reached in 2016. 


We can meet our planet’s protein needs with aquaculture

Science tells us that domesticated livestock and fowl cannot begin to address our world’s near-term protein needs, and that farming fish is our best option. Getting more public support is critical to the success of aquaculture and our planet. 


Project seeks to synergize Canada’s Arctic charr industry

A project to develop Arctic charr culture and commercialization in Canada involves governmental and non-governmental agencies, universities and research institutes, and Canadian producers from eight provinces and territories of Canada. 


¿Puede la maricultura sostenible igualar la producción de la agricultura?

La producción mundial de la maricultura sostenible, desarrollada en una escala masiva y sostenible y utilizando sólo una pequeña fracción de las zonas oceánicas del mundo, podría eventualmente igualar la producción agrícola con base en tierra. La escala y consideraciones 

Innovation & Investment

Thinking outside the cage: Avant-garde aquaculture in Norway

Salmon farming in Norway is poised for an innovation boom. The biggest players are putting cutting technology in the water to solve some of the industry’s most persistent problems, such as sea lice, fish escape and waste management.