Entrance of Large-Scale Fisheries and Aquatic Farms Could Hamper Maine Aquaculture Industry

October 16, 2020 Kathryn Miles, US News

The rise of small-scale, artisan operations like Springtide Seaweed promises to continue that trend. So too does a trend toward large-scale, land-based operations, which have traditional seafood farmers and some residents of coastal towns wondering if this spike in the industry could damage some of the state’s most valued coastal ecosystems.

Nutreco Announces Investment in West Coast Salmon

October 6, 2020 Nutreco

Nutreco is proud to be one of four key investors in recirculating aquaculture systems company, West Coast Salmon.

In Reversal, Army Corps to Accept Public Comment on Fish Farm Off Sarasota Coast

After mounting pressure from environmentalists, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced this week that it will hold a public notice and comment period on a construction permit for the first finfish farm ever authorized in federal waters.

Proposed San Diego Fish Farm Could be First in Federal Water

September 24, 2020 Associated Press

A research institute in San Diego and an investment group in Long Beach have teamed up to propose what could be the first open-ocean fish farm in federal waters off the southern California coast.

Trump Eyes Aquaculture Boom, But Environmentalists Dig In

September 2, 2020 Associated Press

President Donald Trump wants to dramatically expand aquaculture production in the United States, but a coalition of environmentalists believes his plan would be bad for the oceans, unnecessary for food security and difficult to implement.