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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 Learn more

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 Learn more
Foods of the Future

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 Learn more

Open Blue Uses the Latest Technology

Sonars and Underwater Cameras Aid Aquaculture Industry   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 Learn more

The Fate of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Discharged from Open-Ocean Aquaculture Facilities

A PhD DISSERTATION PROPOSAL (Abbreviated Version) [spacing amount=”10″] By Aaron W. Welch, University of Miami [spacing amount=”10″] Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy [spacing amount=”10″] Committee Chair and Primary Advisor Dr. Learn more

Why do americans dislike fish farming?

In America, fish farming — or aquaculture — usually elicits a neutral or negative response from people. Why? By Keith Hayse-Gregson & James Diana Walk past a koi or carp pond in a business park, and you don’t typically Learn more

The Blue Food Revolution

February 2011 Scientific America [spacing amount=”10″] New fish farms out at sea, and cleaner operations along the shore, could provide the world with a rich supply of much needed protein. Download the article below. [spacing amount=”10″] [pdf href=””]This pdf File Learn more

Polyculture: The New Aquaculture? Polyculture is a sustainable and more productive way to farm-raise products from the sea. So why isn’t every aquaculture operation in the world doing it? SOP profiles this ancient technique and speaks to its potential for our future. More Learn more

The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2010

As the world endeavours to recover from the combined impact of a global food price crisis, financial crash and economic recession, many hundreds of millions of people are facing increased uncertainty and real hunger. It is in this context that Learn more

‘Ghost nutrients’ from fish farms are transferred up the food web by phytoplankton grazers

Paraskevi Pitta, Manolis Tsapakis, Eugenia T. Apostolaki, Tatiana Tsagaraki, Marianne Holmer, Ioannis Karakassis [spacing amount=”10″] ABSTRACT: Several studies have failed to detect significant changes in chl a content of the water column in the vicinity of fish farms despite the Learn more