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Feds Endorse Gulf of Mexico Fish Farms

THE ST. AUGUSTINE RECORD By KEVIN WADLOW Florida Keys Keynoter Offshore fish farms could soon be raising native species in Gulf of Mexico waters. Beginning in early February, commercial marine farmers can begin seeking permits from the National Marine Fisheries Service, an agency of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. A rule issued Jan. 11 […]

Ocean Farm Technologies and OceanSpar Join Forces. New Company to Develop Innovative, Open-Ocean Products

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Seattle, WA and Morrill, ME On January 1, 2015, Ocean Farm Technologies and OceanSpar merged to form InnovaSea Systems, Inc., a new company committed to developing the next wave of innovative, open-ocean products and services to support the growing mariculture industry. “It’s going to take considerable design and engineering talent to create […]

OCEANS: Debate churns as NOAA is set to open U.S. waters to aquaculture

Emily Yehle, E&E reporter Greenwire: Thursday, November 20, 2014 http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060009321 Giant cages float off the shores of Hawaii, housing hundreds of thousands of yellowtail snapper in the deep waters of the Pacific.The so-called Hawaiian Kampachi spend about one year in their net pens before they’re put on ice and sold to restaurants and wholesalers in […]

Meet San Diego’s ‘Aquacowboy’

Photo courtesy of Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute BY: CLARE LESCHIN-HOARCONNECT | OCTOBER 8, 2014 Voices of San Diego | voiceofsandiego.org   America’s running a deep seafood deficit. We control more ocean than any nation in the world – a whopping 2.8 billion acres – yet we import 91 percent of the seafood we eat. But if Don […]

The Other Other White Meat

The Other Other White Meat Ever heard of cobia? Meet tomorrow’s fish—and a new way to farm that one man wants to bring to a coast near you. Daniel Stone Photographs and videos by Spencer Millsap PUBLISHED APRIL 30, 2014 Brian O’Hanlon has asked to leave the doors off our helicopter. He wants our pilot […]

Taking Aquaculture to New Depths

January 3, 2014 – 4:26pm BRUCE ERSKINE BUSINESS REPORTER THE CHRONICLE HERALD N.S. exec: Open Blue cages deeper than usual fish farms, process more eco-friendly Open Blue Global Services (Canada) Inc. president Mike Magnus. (FILE)   Mike Magnus says his latest business venture will revolutionize the global seafood industry. “It’s the new paradigm when it […]


The Environmental Promise of Open Ocean Fish Farms

The Environmental Promise of Open Ocean Fish Farms Published Monday, September 23, 2013 12:04 am by E – The Environmental Magazine Innovative submersible fish pens and new developments in fish food may change the way “fish farming” is conducted throughout the world. Sustainable aquaculture is possible, say some innovative practitioners — and open ocean fish farms may be […]

Foods of the Future

THE NEXT SALMON Hailed by scientists as “the next salmon,” the cobia fish grows 10 times bigger than the average fish, and has virtually no fishy flavor! The biggest plus is that it still has all the nutrients and healthy fats, so anyone who is hesitant to eat seafood because of the flavor can now […]


Open Blue Uses the Latest Technology

Sonars and Underwater Cameras Aid Aquaculture Industry www.TidingsOnline.com   The worldwide demand for seafood products is expected to more than double in the next 10 to 15 years. However, the amount of seafood being harvested from our oceans is expected to decline over that period due to overfishing.  One solution to the problem is aquaculture; […]