201115 Internet of Things in the Ocean
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How the Internet of Things has reached the ocean

Source: worldfishing.net Catalina Sea Ranch is the developer of the first offshore aquaculture facility in federally regulated waters of the United States. It holds a pioneering permit for developing 100 acres of ocean space approximately six miles offshore from Huntington Beach, California. This innovative company is developing an Ocean Internet …

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101115 Norway salmon sea lice economy boost
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Norway salmon farmers’ lice woes boosting local economies

Source: undercurrentnews.com The issues with sea lice being experienced by Norway’s salmon farmers is having a “ripple effect” in boosting economies in regions such as Rogaland and Hordaland, the west of the country. According to a report from Nofima, the research institute, aquaculture in Rogaland and Hordaland purchased goods and …

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New nitrite sensor making waves in Europe’s aquaculture sector

A fully automatic sensor that measures nitrogen levels in recirculated water could increase productivity and safety in European aquaculture. The sensor was developed through the EU-funded AQUALITY project and is the first to have been designed specifically with aquaculture in mind. Fish farmers have until now had to rely on …

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271015 GPS Satellites for aquaculture
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Could satellites change systems for aquaculture?

Source: thefishsite.com Developments in satellite, space and tracking technology are starting to have repercussions far beyond field mapping for crops and GPS guidance systems for farm machinery. This technology is now touching all aspects of food production from livestock and arable farming to aquaculture and along the food production chain …

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Canada’s Placentia Bay set for major aquaculture project

Source: cbc.net The Newfoundland and Labrador government has reached an agreement with a company called Grieg Newfoundland AS that could see the province rival British Columbia in aquaculture production. Municipal and intergovernmental affairs minister Keith Hutchings announced Monday in Marystown that Grieg will invest some $251-million in a project that …

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Aquaculture without Frontiers set to launch in the UK

Source: undercurrentnews.com Charity Aquaculture without Frontiers (AwF) is in the process of finalizing the launch of a new branch in the UK. Executive director Roy Palmer confirmed to Undercurrent News that, as of last week, “all the relevant papers have been signed”. The group will now need to wait “between …

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The future of fish in Canada

Source: vancouversun.com In many consumers’ minds, fish and farm are the ultimate four-letter words, never to be uttered in polite company, let alone served at dinner. “I’ve had customers come in the store and ask, ‘Do you carry any farmed products?’ ” says fishmonger Jon Crofts, owner of Codfathers Seafood Market …

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Cargill completes acquisition of aquaculture feed company

Source: world-grain.com Cargill has completed the acquisition of EWOS, a leading supplier of feed to the international aquaculture industry. EWOS produces more than 1.2 million tonnes of salmon feed for the biggest salmon producers in the world. It operates in all four the world’s major salmon farming regions: Norway, Chile, …

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Call for more diversification and increased food production in Singapore

Source: channelnewsasia.com Singapore must diversify its food sources and raise local food production, “to buffer against the uncertainty of overseas sources” where it imports most of its food from, says senior minister of state for national development and home affairs, Desmond Lee. Speaking at the inaugural Institution of Aquaculture Singapore Conference, …

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Egypt addresses its aquaculture challenges

Source: fishupdate.com Problems in the Egyptian aquaculture industry, including water quality and disease prevention, were addressed at a meeting of key stakeholders in Cairo last week. Aquaculture is a US$1.5 billion industry in Egypt and accounts for 65% of the fish consumed in the country. The second Egyptian Aquaculture Innovation …

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