Impact-Focused 8F Raises $ 358m for Land-Based Salmon Farming Fund

8F Asset Management, a Singapore-headquartered impact-focused private equity firm, has raised $ 358 million for its debut fund that will finance its global land-based salmon aquaculture business, the company announced Wednesday.

After Nonnative Fish Farming Ban, Cooke Aquaculture Plans a Shift in Puget Sound

October 29, 2019 Nathan Pilling, Kitsap Sun

For years, Atlantic salmon have been raised in floating net pens Cooke Aquaculture owns in Rich Passage off the south end of Bainbridge Island. Following a state ban on nonnative fish farming in 2018, the company is now eying a shift to raising native fish in Puget Sound.

Cooke Aquaculture Now Wants to Farm Steelhead

Cooke Aquaculture is exploring something that has put environmental activists on alert: the possibility of transitioning its remaining net pens to farm native steelhead trout.