You can buy a salmon fillet fresh, frozen, farmed, wild caught, from Chile, from Alaska, certified or not, but you cannot buy a salmon fillet that is organic. … More How USDA Organic Seafood Would Benefit Aquaculture
The Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is working to provide a livelihood for people in Guinea-Bissau, starting with the youth. … More Young People Lead Aquaculture Project in Guinea-Bissau
While the term “farmed fish” usually pops up in a discussion about aquaculture, aquatic plants are also an important part of the industry. … More Can Seaweed Replace Our Addiction to Plastic?
Researchers at the University of Maine have identified some important findings from a survey of Americans’ perceptions and understanding about aquaculture. … More UMaine Survey: Outreach & Education Needed For U.S. Aquaculture Growth
KnipBio, a Massachusetts company that produces alternative fishmeal, announced in January that it is capable of scaling up production of its single-cell protein manufacturing process. … More Fishmeal Alternative Company Steps Up Production
The city of South Portland, Maine is actively assessing the best approach to upgrade the Portland Street Pier, with aquaculture as a main driver. … More Pier Redevelopment Project Considers Aquaculture Potential
Plans are underway to establish the United States’ first open ocean finfish farm in federal waters. … More Will U.S. Get Its First Fish Farm in Federal Waters This Year?
The Aquaculture Stewardship Council released some impressive achievements for 2017 in their December newsletter. … More ASC’s Stellar 2017 Shows Growth of Industry
One of the greatest barriers to aquaculture’s expansion is the threat of disease and pests, which can quickly spread amid any group of living creatures, particularly in aquatic environments. … More Trout & Salmon Farmers Unite To Test New Sea Lice Treatment
The value of Virginia’s oyster farms has indeed exceeded the public fishery, and Maryland appears to be following in the same path. … More Chesapeake Bay Oyster Farming Rivals Wild Fishery