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British Columbia announces next step in transitioning from open-net pen aquaculture

BC Salmon Farmers welcomes the proposal Fisheries and Oceans Canada is taking the next step to transition from open-net pen aquaculture in British Columbia coastal waters. Consequently, to advance innovation and support the ecological sustainability of the aquaculture sector in the zone. To clarify, Joyce Murray, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard…

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The future of fish feed

One of the biggest trends right now in aquaculture is to achieve more sustainable and health-beneficial alternatives to feed than fish meal and fish oil. Consequently, this will improve the welfare of farmed fish. Aquaculture companies and other agents are investigating and incorporating potential alternative ingredients. Such as soy, cottonseed, coconut, palm kernel, olive oil,…

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Arnarlax completes the full purchase of Ísþór smolt facility

Eventually, it will become the sole owner of Eldisstöðin Ísþór hf Icelandic salmon fully owned subsidiary, Arnarlax, has purchased the remaining 50% of shares in Eldisstöðin Ísþór smolt facility in Þorlákshöfn. Now, the Icelandic Competition Authorities (ICA) need to approve this. Arnarlax will be the sole owner of Eldisstöðin Ísþór hf, if ICA completes the transaction.…

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Arnarlax and Vesturbyggd plan a high-tech processing house for farmed fish

The new commercial building will be located in Vatnseyri, Patreksfjordur Arnarlax and Vesturbyggd municipality will build a high-tech processing house for farmed fish in Vatnseyri, Patreksfjordur, (Iceland). The building will accommodate 100 people and process up to 80,000 tonnes of farmed fish. Firstly, both will conclude agreements, draw up a new zoning plan for the…

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