Cooke Aquaculture To Pay $ 2.75M Over 2017 Net-Pen Collapse

December 2, 2019 K5 News

Fish-farming company Cooke Aquaculture has agreed to pay $2.75 million to settle a Clean Water Act lawsuit following the collapse of one of its net-pens in 2017.

Cooke Aquaculture Seeks Renewal of Salmon Pen Lease

Just weeks after Cooke Aquaculture agreed to pay the state more than $150,000 to settle numerous violations at several of its salmon net pen sites in eastern Maine, the Department of Marine Resources is asking for public comment on the company’s application for a 20-year lease renewal.

Jail Island Salmon to be Exclusively Distributed Across the USA by Samuels Seafood

October 4, 2019 Cooke Aquaculture

Jail Island Salmon is excited to announce an exclusive distribution partnership with Samuels Seafood which will help recover and preserve the inner Bay of Fundy wild Atlantic Salmon population. Jail Island is among the finest quality Atlantic salmon from Canada.

Aquaculture Group Applauds Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife for Fish Farm Proposal

The Northwest Aquaculture Alliance applauded the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) proposal to issue a five-year Marine Aquaculture Permit to Cooke Aquaculture Pacific, LLC to grow rainbow trout (steelhead) in its existing commercial marine net pens in Puget Sound.

1,000 Farm-Raised Salmon Escape From Canadian Pen, Some Captured At New Brunswick Dam

September 16, 2019 John Holyoke, Bangor Daily News

Researchers for the Atlantic Salmon Federation have captured and removed 53 Atlantic salmon from a New Brunswick river after an estimated 1,000 of the farm-raised fish escaped from a Cooke Aquaculture facility near Deer Island in the Bay of Fundy.