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Aquaculture key to increasing seafood supplies to Arab states

Arab States have substantial natural resources to increase aquaculture production. Several types of systems are readily adaptable and can be implemented relatively quickly.  

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Offshore mussel culture

With limited space and carrying capacities available in inshore areas, aquaculture operations are looking into offshore longline mussel aquaculture. In New England, USA, researchers are striving to increase production efficiency and perfect techniques related to mussel socking and eradication of tunicates. 

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Marine fish farming in Vietnam

While most marine aquaculture in Vietnam has been based on traditional small-scale cage operations in protected locations, the development of larger offshore cage systems could lead to industry expansion. 

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Offshore cages survive hurricanes

Emerging offshore aquaculture projects are proving they can endure hurricane-force winds, strong waves and high currents associated with major storms.