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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 HTI-Vemco. Read more > Learn more

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 the world’s Learn more
Is the United States Ready for Offshore Aquaculture

Is the United States Ready for Offshore Aquaculture

PHOTO COURTESY OF: OPEN BLUE  By: Virginia Gewin 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 past processors gutting wild drum Learn more
Fishpeople and Open Blue crowned winners of Seafood Excellence Awards

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 / Learn more
Mexico, Earth Ocean Farms Take Steps to Aid Recovery of Totoaba

Mexico, Earth Ocean Farms Take Steps to Aid Recovery of Totoaba

SEAFOODSOURCE.COM By Cliff White, Editor Published on Thursday, September 01, 2016 A collaboration between Mexican governmental agencies and marine aquaculture firm Earth Ocean Farms is aiming to improve the plight of the totoaba, an endangered fish valued in Asia for Learn more

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 Learn more
Red Tape is Tying up U.S. push for Fish Farms, Entrepreneurs Say

Red Tape is Tying up U.S. push for Fish Farms, Entrepreneurs Say

The Orange County Register By Julie Watson / The Associated Press  SAN DIEGO – Some 90 percent of seafood consumed by Americans is imported – a fact that the Obama administration vowed to start turning around by expanding fish and Learn more
Ocean Farm Technologies and OceanSpar Join Forces. New Company to Develop Innovative, Open-Ocean Products

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 Learn more

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 Learn more
Meet San Diego’s ‘Aquacowboy’

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 Learn more