Cooke Granted Preliminary Injunction for Safe Harvest and Equipment Removal of Washington State Steelhead Trout Farms

January 13, 2023 Cooke

The Superior Court of the State of Washington granted the motion filed by Cooke Aquaculture Pacific, LLC (“Cooke”) against the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (“DNR”) and Hilary Franz, the Commissioner of Public Lands, to extend the deadline to April 14, 2023, to safely harvest steelhead trout and remove equipment at the Rich Passage and Hope Island fish farms in Puget Sound.

Riverence Provisions LLC and Riverence Farms LLC – Collectively the US’ Largest Trout Producers – Achieve Challenging ASC Certification

Riverence Provisions LLC and Riverence Farms LLC – collectively the nation’s largest trout producers – have achieved certification from the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), all three organizations announced today. Riverence Farms LLC and Riverence Provisions LLC, along with their two trusted contract farmers, Blind Canyon Aqua Ranch Inc. and J.W. Bill Jones Jr. Trout Farm, are the first and only American trout farms now certified under ASC’s globally recognized certification and labeling program.

Building a Better Trout – ARS Researchers are Using Cutting-Edge Genomics to Reel in Big Results

August 24, 2022 USDA ARS

When Dr. Tim Leeds began working at the National Center for Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture (NCCCWA) in Leetown, WV in 2008, he couldn’t have imagined that ARS would someday be doing genomic selection in fish. But today, that is exactly what is happening – with impressive results. As the Research Leader of the NCCCWA, he heads a team that is using sophisticated genomic analysis to bring healthier, stronger fish to the aquaculture industry, and to your plate.

Ocean Trout Canada Announces the Successful Stocking of Steelhead Trout at Two Additional Open Net Pen Sites

July 22, 2022 Ocean Trout Canada

Ocean Trout Canada Inc. is pleased to report the completion of its Spring 2022 transfer of juvenile Steelhead Trout from its fish hatchery operations to its corporate net pen sites. OTC has completed the stocking of its marine site in Nova Scotia, representing the reintroduction of Steelhead to this area after a two-year hiatus. Additionally, the Company has stocked a second marine in Newfoundland & Labrador.

Best First Half-Year of All Time for Norwegian Seafood Exports

The export value of Norwegian seafood has never been higher in the first half of the year than in 2021. In the first six months of the year, Norway exported seafood worth NOK 53.7 billion. This represents a growth in value of just over 1 per cent, or NOK 646 million, when measured against the first half of last year.