North America

    New American company, LocalCoho, receives substantial funding from Cuna del Mar

    LocalCoho, a new land-based company that produces high-quality Coho salmon, has secured significant new funding from Cuna del Mar.

    New RAS project to grow Red Drum, led by ex-Kingfish operator

    Former Kingfish Maine operations manager Megan Sorby is setting up a new land-based project to farm US native Red Drum.

    Océano Seafood achieves its first U.S. acquisition by purchasing Sea Fresh USA

    The Peruvian company Océano Seafood, based in Lima, has acquired the entire American company Sea Fresh USA, located in Kingston, Rhode Island.

    Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary in California released

    NOAA unveiled a from the Biden-Harris Administration: the establishment of the "Chumash Heritage National Marine Sanctuary" in California.

    NOAA accused of inaction by congressmen over Wespac problem

    NOAA is criticized for not taking decisive action regarding Wespac by several Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee in the U.S.

    BC anti-salmon farming activists slip on the peer-review process

    So says the BC Salmon Farmers Association, which states that long-term independent data show salmon farms are not a major determinant of sea lice levels in wild juvenile salmon.

    TalentView: Rune Mikalsen, Kvaroy Arctic

    Rune Mikalsen, CEO of Kvarøy Arctic, talks about his new role in Boston, and his aims and priorities for Kvarøy in the U.S. market.

    Atlantic Sapphire raises $65m in bid to get “back on track”

    The Florida land-based salmon farming giant has been beleaguered by setbacks during 2023, hopes share offering will enable breakeven in 2024.

    Cooke seeks to expand its operations in Nova Scotia

    The Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board will decide on Cooke's applications for two new licenses in Liverpool Bay next February.

    Israel’s Pure Blue Fish to set up its first US facility in South Carolina

    Zero-discharge RAS innovator Pure Blue Fish will begin construction of its first US facility before the end of the year.

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