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Fourth Release of Totoaba in Baja

Fourth Release of Totoaba in Baja

  July 5, 2018 / Business Wire / — This afternoon SEMARNAT, CONAPESCA and the office of the Governor of Baja California Sur joined forces with Earth Ocean Farms to release 40,000 juvenile totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi) in the Sea of Cortez with Learn more
2018 Seafood Champion Award winners revealed

2018 Seafood Champion Award winners revealed

  June 19, 2018 / Madelyn Kearns, Seafood Source / — Selected from a pool of 17 finalists, the 2018 Champions “reflect a seafood marketplace striving for even greater environmental, social, and economic sustainability,” said Diversified Communications, an organizer of the Learn more
Atlantic ocean companies win piece of $950M competition, but details lacking

Atlantic ocean companies win piece of $950M competition, but details lacking

  ATLANTIC CANADA, Feb. 15, 2018 /Paul Withers, CBS News/ — A consortium of Atlantic Canada-based companies has won a share of nearly a billion dollars in federal government innovation funding, but it’s not clear how much that funding will amount to for Learn more

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