Articles posted during the month of October 2020

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Global Aquaculture Academy Expands In-Pond Raceway System Online Course

The Global Aquaculture Academy has launched the new expansion of its free online in-pond raceway system (IPRS) course outlining the implementation process of IPRS for pond aquaculture cultivation, as well as the technology’s benefits, equipment needed, production figures, and more. The course is comprised of a series of short videos, interviews from IPRS experts, and 

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GAA Defends Cooke Aquaculture’s Bid to Farm Steelhead Trout in Puget Sound

The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) defends Cooke Aquaculture in its bid to switch from farming Atlantic salmon to steelhead trout in Washington state’s Puget Sound. In a letter submitted to Washington state’s Department of Ecology as part of a public comment period as Cooke Aquaculture seeks the water-quality permits necessary to make the switch at 

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Q&A with Bob Kennedy of Acadia Benefits

Note: The Global Aquaculture Alliance spotlights various members dedicated to GAA’s mission of responsible aquaculture. Membership starts at only $50 for individuals and $5,000 for businesses. Start utilizing our extensive benefits. Featured this month is Bob Kennedy of Acadia Benefits. Tell us a little bit about your background.  I grew up in Connecticut and have lived 

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BAP Spotlight Story: Luckyfish Co.

BAP Spotlight Stories were created as way to highlight BAP-certified producers around the world and the stories of the people behind them. To be featured in spotlight story, reach out to us at bapinfo@bapcertification.org. The following questions were answered by Ismail Aksoy, CEO of Luckyfish Co. BAP: What inspired you to become involved in the 

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Steaming Ahead with the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard

In May 2020, following a two-year transparent and inclusive process Global Seafood Alliance, working with the UK Seafish Industry Authority, completed the development of the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard. Completing a standard with due diligence and appropriate governance is an arduous process of research, consultation, and third-party oversight, but when the standard is complete a 

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Shrimp Eyestalk Ablation Researcher Wins 2020 Global Aquaculture Innovation Award

The results are in! Congratulations to University of Stirling postdoctoral researcher Simão Zacarias, the recipient of this year’s eighth annual Global Aquaculture Innovation Award, sponsored by Lineage Logistics, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced on Oct. 19. Zacarias edged out two other finalists — Pablo Berner of Nuseed and Mark Luecke of Prairie AquaTech — to