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

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Opinion: Aquaculture’s way forward is to embrace zonal management

The idea that fish farms’ health and safety are interconnected is not new. Even the best-run farms are not protected from diseases or pollution from another farm close by, so further measures are necessary, argues Anton Immink of Sustainable Fisheries 


Zone management: Can aquaculture producers collaborate?

At the GOAL 2015 pre-conference workshop in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, a panel of aquaculture management experts determined that producers sharing water resources must work together to prevent the spread of disease and to become more attractive to investors. 


Aquaculture Exchange: Jon Grant, Dalhousie University

The chairman of the NSERC-Cooke Industrial Research in Sustainable Aquaculture extols a comprehensive approach to aquaculture and other marine activities. Farm location and density, he says, have strong impacts on disease risk, waste dispersal and growth rates.