Moving aquaculture out to sea could rescue coastal ecosystems

Fish ponds have scarred coastal environments in Asia, but offshore fish farms might save wetlands and improve yields chinadialogueocean Along the shore of northern Java, the most densely populated island in Indonesia, they…

Study backs offshore aquaculture expansion

NEWS PROVIDED BYThe Fish Site 17 July 2019 / The Fish Site Offshore finfish farming operations can have “minimal impacts to the surrounding waters”, according to the results of a new study. The conclusion follows the investigation…

Innovasea Completes Purchase of Norway-based Nortek Akvakultur

NEWS PROVIDED BYInnovaSea  BOSTON and HALIFAX, Nova Scotia and BERGEN, Norway, March 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovasea Systems announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Norway-based Nortek Akvakultur.  Nortek Akvakultur…

Fourth Release of Totoaba in Baja

  July 5, 2018 / Business Wire / -- This afternoon SEMARNAT, CONAPESCA and the office of the Governor of Baja California Sur joined forces with Earth Ocean Farms to release 40,000 juvenile totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi) in the Sea of…
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2018 Seafood Champion Award winners revealed

  June 19, 2018 / Madelyn Kearns, Seafood Source / -- Selected from a pool of 17 finalists, the 2018 Champions “reflect a seafood marketplace striving for even greater environmental, social, and economic sustainability,” said Diversified…
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Atlantic ocean companies win piece of $950M competition, but details lacking

  ATLANTIC CANADA, Feb. 15, 2018 /Paul Withers, CBS News/ -- A consortium of Atlantic Canada-based companies has won a share of nearly a billion dollars in federal government innovation funding, but it's not clear how much that funding…
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InnovaSea Systems Announces Acquisition of Amirix Systems

BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- InnovaSea Systems announced today that it has acquired by Canada based Amirix Systems. Amirix is the parent company of Bedford Nova Scotia based Vemco and Realtime Aquaculture and Seattle Washington based…

Climate Change, Population Growth May Lead to Open Ocean Aquaculture

  PHYS.ORG: A new analysis suggests that open-ocean aquaculture for three species of finfish is a viable option for industry expansion under most climate change scenarios – an option that may provide a new source of protein for…

Is the United States Ready for Offshore Aquaculture?

PHOTO COURTESY OF: OPEN BLUE April 20, 2017 — Editor’s note: This story was produced in collaboration with the Food & Environment Reporting Network, a non-profit investigative news organization. Harlon Pearce walks muck-booted…

Fishpeople and Open Blue crowned winners of Seafood Excellence Awards

SEAFOOD EXPO NORTH AMERICA 2017 By Madelyn Kearns, Editor Published on Sunday, March 19, 2017 Fishpeople Seafood and Open Blue were announced as the winners of the 2017 Seafood Excellence Awards today, 19 March, at the Seafood Expo North…