Canada and the United States may be friendly neighbors, but when it comes to aquaculture, the bordering countries take vastly different approaches to aquaculture in the Great Lakes.
A business accelerator helps small businesses grow and ready themselves to capitalize on institutional investment opportunities. Sounds exactly what the aquaculture industry needs. Carsten Krome tells the Advocate about the various business models his new firm is investigating.
Something must change if the U.S. government hopes to encourage rather than discourage aquaculture, particularly in federal “offshore” waters. Neil Sims says it’s time to stop exporting knowledge, innovation and investment.
With his book, “Aquaculture: Will it Rise to Its Potential to Feed the World?” hot off the presses, the pioneer abalone farmer vents on U.S. aquaculture regulations but remains deeply optimistic about fish farming.
U.S. policies are intended to facilitate sustainable marine aquaculture, restore natural resources and enhance fisheries. Additional initiatives address shellfish production, aquaculture management in the Gulf of Mexico and technology transfer.
Study identifies regions where commercial marine aquaculture may provide environmental and social benefits and potentially support ecosystem recovery.
The triennial Aquaculture 2019 meeting – which also celebrated the 50thanniversary of the World Aquaculture Society – featured all segments of the aquaculture value chain during 104 technical sessions.
The aquaculture industry in Brazil is moving toward further expansion with the support of the federal government. A key strategy of the More Fishing and Aquaculture plan is the development of aquaculture in federal waters. The plan promotes sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture by linking those involved and consolidating state policies addressing social inclusion, security and food sovereignty. Tilapia is the main farmed fish, although tambaqui and others have potential for large-scale production due to their wide acceptance by consumers.
An analysis of the relationships between aquaculture development and its consequences on seafood consumption found both similarities and differences across countries and species. Developing and emerging producing countries coincided across seafood consumption and the share of local aquaculture in total supply.
Rod Fujita of Environmental Defense Fund discusses new offshore aquaculture research and what missteps a 'nascent' U.S. industry must avoid.
Due to high fecundity and external fertilization, most aquaculture species are amenable to genetic improvement technologies, including genome editing.
Global Aquaculture Advocate Editor James Wright is covering Seafood Expo North America in Boston, Mass., USA. Check back periodically for updates.
A novel attempt to quantify factors of major aquaculture species in South Africa to establish their development and market potential.
Aquaculture and fisheries – although significantly different as one is farming and the other one is hunting – are very closely related activities that share many components of their value chains, including their markets and customers.
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.
There’s considerable opportunity to grow the UK aquaculture industry. At the Aquaculture UK exhibition and conference in Aviemore, Scotland shows the way.
A survey of aquaculture partnership participants helped understand problems and perceptions associated with the expansion of U.S. marine aquaculture.
This year’s Aquaculture America in San Antonio, Texas, provided significant learning and networking opportunities. It successfully brought together 14 U.S. aquaculture organizations and more than 1,600 participants from Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.