An Article written by John Reid for Aquaculture Magazine The Aquaculture industry, other than for shellfish, is completely dependent on the animal feed industry that sustains it. This sounds almost silly to say this because it is so obvious, but few fully understand where their feed comes from, and the changes that are accelerating amongst [...]
Seafood has long been recognized as an important component of a healthy diet. Seafood contains high quality, complete protein and an important array of nutrients, while it is low in calories, cholesterol, and saturated fats. The health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids found primarily in fish have been clearly documented. U.S. farm-raised seafood is an [...]
In January, 2014 Aquacare Environment Inc. completed the successful design and installation of a reuse system at the Lummi Natural Resources Skookum Hatchery in Deming, WA. The project was finished in three months, and replaced deteriorating concrete raceways. The system has reduced this section of the hatcheries water usage by ⁓80% and allowed it to [...]
The international fish farming and fisheries market, valued at $153.1 billion (USD) in 2014,is expected to reach $235 billion by 2022 growing at a compound annual rate (CAGR) of 5.5% from 2014 to 2022. According to the report "The Global Aquaculture and Fisheries Market Outlook," growth of the market is due to rise as consumer [...]
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The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Aquaculture Society requiring the country’s aquaculture facilities to earn Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, GAA said in a release on its website. The commitment "establishes the BAP third-party certification program as the national standard for all Saudi Arabia aquaculture facilities", the [...]
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Agriculture predicted investment in aquaculture will increase to SAR 30 billion (near $8bn) over the next 15 years, reports AME info. After receiving several aquaculture investment bids this year, the ministry’s undersecretary of fish resources affairs, Jaber Mohammed Al-Shehri, said there are some expectations that production will hit 100,000 metric tons to 150,000t in [...]