Ocean Aquaculture Moves One Step Closer to Reality

March 20, 2020 Sam Bloch, The Counter

A new bill could open up the oceans to fish farming—a move cheered by industry and slammed by environmentalists.

Finger Lakes Fish’s LocalCoho RAS Operation is Among the World’s First Aquaculture Production Facilities to be SQF Certified

Finger Lakes Fish Inc. is among the world’s first aquaculture production facilities to receive SQF Certification (Safe Qualified Food) for its land-based RAS (recirculating aquaculture) operation in Auburn, NY where it is growing coho salmon. Finger Lakes Fish’s Auburn, NY facility is over 40,000-square-feet in size and grows coho salmon under the LocalCoho brand.

How Aquaculture Innovation Can Save Seafood

January 15, 2020 Niko McCarty, Synbiobeta

We need to find new ways to produce fishmeal and fish oils – without the fish – to keep pace with global seafood demand and address the glaring shortcomings of modern aquaculture.

Escaped Fish From B.C. Salmon Farm Likely Won’t Survive, Vet Says

December 27, 2019 Angela Jung, CTV News

The thousands of Atlantic salmon that escaped from a Vancouver Island fish farm on Friday will struggle to survive in open waters, according to a fish veterinarian.

Coastal Mass. Sailors are Steaming Over Oyster Farm

December 27, 2019 Johanna Seltz, Boston Globe

Excited by the prospect of a new commercial fishery in this coastal town, Scituate officials recently took the first step toward licensing oyster farming in waters at the northernmost end of town — much to the dismay of some Cohasset neighbors who say the aquaculture business could ruin their community’s recreational sailing programs.