The Canadian Liberal Government’s announcement of Aquaculture Act left the industry feeling anxious while some stakeholders say they were completely left out of the process.
RAS is an emerging sector with two producers leading the U.S. pack, responding to high demand for Atlantic salmon and for local, low-impact food.
Salmon farmers in Norway are trialing two new technologies, including one from Silicon Valley, in their ongoing battle with the persistent sea lice.
A Singapore-based company aims to make Lesotho, a nation of 2 million people, known for a local fish that’s truly anything but local: Atlantic salmon.
Seals have always preyed on Scotland’s salmon farms. As their population rises, producers seek alternative deterrence techniques to solve the problem.
Wide-ranging recommendations to the Scottish salmon sector include increased government oversight and mandatory reporting of disease outbreaks, fish mortalities and sea lice numbers.
Surveys shared at the Atlantic Canada Fish Farmer Association’s 2018 Aquaculture Forum show that consumers aren’t completely swayed by negative media.
The CEO of AquaGen knew that the Norwegian research group’s work in genomics was key to the salmon industry’s future. And that was before she even worked there.
As Steve Bracken retires after more than four decades of fish farming, he reflects on his career producing Scottish salmon and shares his well-earned perspectives on aquaculture’s past and future.