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The Giant Clam Farming Project

Regular followers of our Facebook Page will know we have been busy kicking off the Gaint Clam Farm project and populating it with lots of cuddly clam babies. 1,223 more words


Aquascaping: The Art and Science of Aquariums

The natural world is widely used as a source of inspiration for countless works of art. Some of the world’s most well-known artworks illustrate nature to convey the artist’s message. 1,662 more words


Cooke Aquaculture inspection finds problems at 2 other Atlantic salmon pens  - Seattle Times

Deficiencies have been found at Cooke Aquaculture’s Atlantic salmon net pens in Puget Sound by an independent inspector, the state Department of Natural Resources reports. Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz ordered inspections of all nine of Cooke’s net pens after a catastrophic collapse of one of its net pens at Cypress Island in the San Juans last August, allowing more than 200,000 Atlantic salmon to escape into the Salish Sea.

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Robustness of Aquaculture Adaptation Strategies in Northern Thailand

Extreme weather events and climate change have significant impacts on the production and profitability of aquaculture in Northern Thailand. Using a novel, rule-based assessment model derived from published research and stakeholder consultations, Dr.  63 more words


FSBI Annual Symposium: The Sustainable Use and Exploitation of Fishes

The FSBI (Fisheries Society of the British Isles) is an international, non-political, learned society, based in the United Kingdom, that supports scientific activity in fish biology and management through charitable sponsorship. 262 more words


Salmon virus in blood water triggers B.C. audit of processing plants

“Our government understands that Canadians have real concerns around aquaculture,” federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc

The B.C. government will audit 28 fish processing plants after tests confirmed the presence of a contagious fish virus in the bloody waste water released into the ocean by at least two plants. 437 more words

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Class action suit against salmon farms certified in British Columbia

A British Columbia First Nation has won the right to launch a class-action lawsuit over damage to wild salmon stocks related to salmon farms in the… 574 more words