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World’s First Semi-Sub Aquaculture Vessel Delivered

World’s First Semi-Sub Aquaculture Vessel Delivered

Norwegian salmon farming company SalMar has taken delivery of the world's first semi-submersible aquaculture support vessel from China's Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group. The vessel Ocean Farm 1 is 110 meters (360 feet) in diameter, 69 meters (230 feet) in eight,...

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Americans are eating more fish, but still not enough

This week is all about turkey. But year round, Americans are making room on their plates for more fish and other seafood. We ate an average of 15.5 pounds of it in 2015, continuing a three-year rise, says a recent report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Rutgers expands fish farming program in New Jersey

Aquaculture, the farming of fish and other aquatic organisms, is becoming a major industry in the Garden State with resources and funding from Rutgers. Rutgers has been a key player in the development and expansion of aquaculture throughout New Jersey. The Haskin...

USDA Invests $1.2 Million in Aquaculture Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced four grants totaling $1.2 million to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the United States. These awards...