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Coverage of aquaculture since March 26, 2021.

Quality and quantity of enrichments influence well-being of aquaculture fishes

"...IMAGE: The research demonstrates that stone enrichments that have been previously conditioned in lake water significantly improve survival of aquaculture fish compared to clean stones. view more ..."

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How the humble woodchip is cleaning up water worldwide

"..."Nitrogen pollution from farms is relevant around the world, from corn and bean farms here in Illinois to sugarcane and pineapple farms in Australia to diverse farms bordered by ditches in Belgium. We're all dealing with this issue. It's really exciting that bioreactors are bringing us together around a potential solution," says Laura Christianson, assistant professor in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois and lead author on a new synthesis article accepted for publication in Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)..."

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Over $5M in clean tech funding for British Columbia fisheries and aquaculture projects BC Gov News

"...From: Fisheries and Oceans Canada (canada. ca) Improving the environmental sustainability of our seafood sectors while ensuring they remain competitive in the marketplace is a shared goal of British Columbians. The Government of Canada is committed to supporting that goal through targeted investments in new technology..."

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Scientists harvest valuable protein and fiber from spent brewery grain

"...The brewing of beer produces great quantities of leftover grain, which often ends up being processed into cattle feed. Scientists have developed a new method of extracting the protein and fiber from that waste, however, for use by humans. Led by Dr..."

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Judge grants injunction to restock two B.C. salmon farms

"...A Federal Court judge has granted an injunction to allow restocking of two salmon farms on the B. C. coast with young fish, after 19 were ordered closed by federal Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan by June 2022..."

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Comment: Salmon farming is clean, sustainable, innovative and local

"...We are confused by the Trudeau government’s decision to cut off one of B. C. ’s most productive food sectors by closing salmon farms in the Discovery Islands area, off Vancouver Island..."

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Temporary reprieve for Discovery Islands salmon farms

"...A Federal Court judge granted an injunction that Mowi Canada and three other salmon farming companies sought against an order by federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Bernadette Jordan, who refused transfer licences and ordered all salmon farms out of the Discovery Islands by the end of June 2022..."

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Science has not kept pace with aquaculture

"...Aquaculture--the farming of fish, shellfish, and other aquatic animals for food--has reached unprecedented levels of growth in recent years, but largely without consideration of its impact on individual animals, finds a new analysis by a team of researchers..."

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Cermaq Canada's latest pesticide permit application intensifies fish farm debate

"...Cermaq Canada started using hydrogen peroxide to treat sea lice in 2018. The pest control product was touted as an alternative to SLICE, an antibiotic insecticide called emamectin benzoate that is put into the fish food and ingested..."

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Tilapias are not precocious, they are just resilient

"...Tilapias living in crowded aquaculture ponds or small freshwater reservoirs adapt so well to these stressful environments that they stop growing and reproduce at a smaller size than their stress-free counterparts..."

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Environmental antimicrobial resistance driven by poorly managed urban wastewater

"...Reducing the spread of AMR is a World Health Organization (WHO) top five priority, and guidance published by the WHO in 2020 provides a framework for countries to create their own national action plans that suit their own particular regional setting. The guidance included contributions from Professor David Graham, also from Newcastle University, and reflects growing evidence, including research by Professor Graham, which suggests that the spread of AMR will not be solved by prudent antibiotic use alone and that environmental factors may be of equal or greater importance. Professor Graham, who was also part of the team involved with this aquaculture study, said: "The only way we are going to win the fight against antibiotic resistance is to understand and act on all of the pathways that accelerate its spread..."

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Technology, innovation to strengthen B.C.’s food security BC Gov News

"...The Province is investing in programs that will apply technology and innovation to agriculture to strengthen B. C. ’s food security and support economic recovery..."

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Jobs in aquaculture

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Food Processing Specialist

"...New Brunswick, Government of (Bouctouche NB): Food Processing Specialist Pay Band 5 Open The Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries is seeking an individual to join the Business Growth Branch, as a Food Processing Specialist, in..."

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Warehouse / Assembly Worker

"...responsible for order packaging/picking in a cold refrigerated environment as well as daily cleaning and sanitation of the plant and other shipping, receiving and packaging duties..."

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Wharf Crew - Blacks Harbour

"...Qualifications/Requirements/Attributes: The successful candidates must hold, or be willing to obtain, confined space..."

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Marine Mechanical Helper

"...responsible for performing general maintenance, servicing small engines, assiting mechanics, general labour and maintenance yard work..."

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Podcasts

Recent episodes that mention aquaculture.

RealAg Radio, March 10: Market access, pre-seed burndown, aquaculture and more

Duration: 55:14

"...Welcome to this Wednesday edition of RealAg Radio! We appreciate you taking time out of your day to drop by..."

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RealAg LIVE! with Cyr Couturier and all things aquaculture

Duration: 34:03

"...Aquaculture! It’s like farming except in the water, obviously, but not a lot of people know that aquaculture shares similar concerns with regular agriculture..."

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Espen Braathe + Kirk Lombard: Sustainable Seafood

Duration: 29:00

"...Source: Sea Change Radio..."

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#114 Dr Craig MacIntyre, Salmon Farming, Aquaculture, River Health, Tree Planting, Environmental Impacts, Esk Rivers , Protecti

Duration: 02:02:43

"...It’s a fishy business this week as we chat with Dr Craig MacIntyre, Director of the Esk Rivers and Fisheries Trust and District Salmon Fisheries Board..."

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Informative Video

Discussions, Documentaries, and Investigative Reports about aquaculture.

Oyster aquaculture in an acidifying ocean

"...Source: Fisheries and Oceans Canada..."

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World Ocean Summit Virtual Week: How to scale up aquaculture production

"...The aquaculture industry is set to play an essential role in closing the food-security gap..."

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St. Andrews Biological Station

"...At SABS, scientific research is conducted on a number of themes including: Aquaculture, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Coastal Oceanography, Fisheries and Species at Risk..."

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St. Andrews Biological Station

"...At SABS, scientific research is conducted on a number of themes including: Aquaculture, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Coastal Oceanography, Fisheries and Species at Risk..."

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Academic Research

Recent peer-reviewed papers about aquaculture relevant to the latest news.

On the potential and constraints of mariculture development in Bangladesh

"...Most notably, ministries, departments and research institutions, along with interested private entrepreneurs, must collaborate to formulate strategies for effective development and implementation, so that mariculture can contribute to food security and economic development through export opportunities..."

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Recognize fish as food in policy discourse and development funding

"...We argue that the traditional framing of fish as a natural resource emphasizes economic development and biodiversity conservation objectives, whereas situating fish within a food systems perspective can lead to innovative policies and investments that promote nutrition-sensitive and socially equitable capture fisheries and aquaculture..."

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Marine invertebrate interactions with Harmful Algal Blooms - implications for One Health

"...Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) are natural atypical proliferations of micro or macro algae in either marine or freshwater environments which have significant impacts on human, animal and ecosystem health..."

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Biofloc removal by the oyster Crassostrea gasar as a candidate species to an Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) system

"...Currently, aquaculture seeks to implement production models that keep up with the global demands for sustainability and reduced environmental impacts..."

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Bacterial diversity assessment of world?s largest sewage-fed fish farms with special reference to water quality: a Ramsar site

"...Sewage, Sewage F-1 and Sewage F-2, revealed that dissolved oxygen (DO), biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) and chemical oxygen demand (COD) differed significantly and violated the standard prescribed norms (Central Pollution Control Board, CPCB, New Delhi) for fishery propagation and irrigation in India..."

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Assessing the ecological risk of active principles used currently by freshwater fish farms

"...Results revealed that 12 active ingredients showed a high risk (RQ ≥ 1), thus indicating that adverse effects could occur and further investigation with measured concentrations in the field are required to reduce exposure in surface waters..."

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South American fish species suitable for aquaponics: a review

"...Encouraging the implementation of integrated aquaculture systems by providing information about the production of South American species can help to increase the supply of high-quality food and aquaculture diversification..."

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Chilean salmon farming vulnerability to external stressors: The COVID 19 as a case to test and build resilience

"...The largest risk reduction is achieved when production biomass is divided in a more equitable manner among concession areas, suggesting the need for strategic improvements in spatial planning of the activity in the marine environment according to ecosystem carrying capacity and better practices..."

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Antioxidant and antibacterial activity of Gelidium pusillum (Stackhouse) against Aeromonas caviae and its applications in aquac

"...In the present study, bioactive metabolites were extracted from the seaweed Gelidium pusillum by maceration in aqueous and ethanolic medium..."

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Prioritizing the next decade of freshwater turtle and tortoise conservation in West Africa

"...in the rainforest belt of West Africa); effects of livestock overgrazing and climate change (specifically in regards to desertification impacting the Sahel region) on behaviors and species sex ratios (Centrochelys sulcata, Kinixys belliana and K..."

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European Union legislation on macroalgae products

"...We discuss EU legislation, including the law on medicinal products, foods including food supplements and food additives, feed and feed additives, cosmetics, packaging materials, fertilizers and biostimulants, as well as biofuels..."

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Absolute quantification of priority bacteria in aquaculture using digital PCR

"...Both land-based and offshore systems typically contain high loads of biomass and the water quality in these systems is of paramount importance for fish health and production..."

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