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They know their plaice

Trials aimed at breeding plaice under farming conditions have proved highly successful, less than two years after getting underway. The results have even surprised the scientists at Norway’s Institute of […] Continue Reading

Northern star

Iceland’s fish farming saga is on the verge of an exciting new chapter. A new force in Atlantic salmon farming is starting to make its presence felt on the world […] Continue Reading

The right kind of fat

Omega-3 oils really do make a difference in salmon feed, Vincent McDonagh reports. New research by Nofima, Norway’s highly respected Food Research Institute, has confirmed that increased levels of omega-3 […] Continue Reading

Open minds

The US public could be ready to give aquaculture a cautious welcome, a new survey suggests. For a people renowned for enterprise and innovation, especially in food production, Americans have […] Continue Reading

Aquaculture by the book

Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture: A Practical Guide, edited by Sandra E Shumway, is a highly readable and comprehensive overview of the biology, culture techniques and harvesting methods used for a host […] Continue Reading

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Lumpfish need love too

Lumpfish and Ballan wrasse have their own welfare issues, which should not be ignored. Fish species such as lumpfish and Ballan wrasse, are increasingly being used as cleaner fish to […] Continue Reading

Stormy outlook

When it comes to the impact of climate change, the insurance industry is on the front line. In June this year HRH Prince Charles, who has long been a champion […] Continue Reading

Tackling tube worms

A new study aims to find an early warning for worm infestation, reports Nicki Holmyard. I am always amused when people looking to come into the mussel industry think it […] Continue Reading

The third wave

Norcod’s CEO believes that the secret to successful cod farming has finally been cracked. In the race to restart Norway’s cod farming industry, Norcod is in pole position. Following a […] Continue Reading

Reef relief

Norwegian salmon farmer Kvarøy Arctic is supporting a more diversified, equitable, and climate-change resilient food system through its contribution to two aquaculture projects in a not-for-profit initiative. The two projects […] Continue Reading

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