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Health & Welfare

Gotta halve it: Inside the Chilean salmon industry’s efforts to slash antibiotic usage

Innovations in broodstock, farm and production management could cut antibiotic usage by Chile’s salmon farming industry by 50 percent in five years. 

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Aquaculture Exchange: Corey Peet

Shrimp farming expert Corey Peet discusses the work of convening multiple stakeholders in Southeast Asia, the role of certification and the dynamics of sustainability challenges confronting marketplace demands. 

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Intelligence

Seafood Watch: Criticism of ratings programs outdated

Concerns raised recently by Dr. Claude Boyd may have been accurate a decade ago, but Seafood Watch Science Director Wendy Norden says the program has made significant progress and is indeed encouraging better performance in aquaculture. 

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Aquaculture Exchange: Peter Bridson

Peter Bridson, who steered aquaculture research for Seafood Watch and its highly influential marketplace recommendations for six years, now runs his own consultancy, Seagreen Research. He discusses global food security, certification standards and gradually changing perceptions about farmed salmon. 

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Yellow Seafood Watch rating opens doors for Maine farmed salmon

Only farmed salmon from four regions in the world have earned a “best choice” or “good alternative” buy ranking from Seafood Watch. Maine-produced product is now an option for retailers and restaurant buyers who follow the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s influential recommendations.