UMaine Signs Deal To Breed Fish For $ 110M Fish Farm Planned In Jonesport

A Dutch aquaculture firm that plans to build a $ 110 million land-based fish farm in Jonesport has reached an agreement with the University of Maine to lease space at the school’s aquaculture incubator to breed and hatch fish that the company then will grow to market size.

New Fish Farm Near Miami Aims To Grow Major Portion Of U.S. Salmon Supply

January 13, 2020 Paul Brinkmann, UPI

A new land-based salmon farm, described by industry groups as among the world’s largest, is raising millions of the healthy popular fish in giant warehouses about 30 miles southwest of Miami.

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.

Plan For Fish Farm Off Florida’s Gulf Coast Raises Environmental Concerns

September 12, 2019 Paul Brinkmann, UPI

A Hawaiian fish farming company wants to expand into the Gulf of Mexico near Sarasota, Fla., prompting opposition from some fishing associations and environmental groups.

Cooke Unveils Ambitious Fish Farm Expansion Plans in Nova Scotia

April 4, 2019 Paul Withers, CBC News

Cooke Seafood is refloating its proposal to build a salmon processing plant in Nova Scotia, as the New Brunswick-based seafood farming giant moves to expand in a province where it has been treading water for years.