Aquaculture News

Virginijus Sinkevičius: How to deliver a sustainable blue economy

European Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius, speaks to The Innovation Platform about EU efforts to achieve a sustainable blue economy. The...

Solving the problem of hydrogen sulfide on a fish farm

Blue Unit’s Lab Station gives fish farmers sufficient data to act against unstable levels of hydrogen sulfide (H2S), ensuring fish health and productivity. On many...

Shaping the future of aquaculture licensing in Europe

The team behind the TAPAS project reflect on their last four years of research and how it can shape the future of aquaculture licensing...

Innovation in aquaculture: Nova Q’s solutions to sustainable fish farming

The Innovation Platform spoke to Nova Q’s Managing Director, Julian Beatty, about Nova Q’s work promoting sustainable fish farming, and what benefits its products...

Achieving responsible aquaculture together

The Innovation Platform speaks to Global Aquaculture Alliance communication manager Steven Hedlund about the importance of achieving responsible aquaculture throughout the US and across...

Aquaculture in America: extensive and diverse

U.S. Aquaculture Society speaks to The Innovation Platform about why the US aquaculture industry is growing in several areas and adjusting in others. Aquaculture: the...

Specialising in marine and transportation insurance

SEASECURE and GUIAN proposes competitive solutions covering a large range of insurance types dedicated to the shipping, trading and yachting industries. SEASECURE and GUIAN, are...

Offshore floating platforms: providing industrial-scale aquaculture

The Pneumatically Stabilised Platform (PSP) system permits the design and construction of very large floating platforms of unlimited size. Today,...

Aquaculture 4.0 with Smalle Technologies

Smalle Technologies plan to contribute to the sustainability effort to ensure the security of food supplies, energy and natural resources, as part of their...

Sea lice treatment: Norway delivers the future of delousing

Treatment of sea lice, which have a detrimental effect on marine ecosystems, fish health and welfare, is one of the greatest challenges in salmon...

The bacteria which will help RAS aquaculture fulfil its potential

Nova Q sees predictability in water treatment as being of core importance to the future success of RAS aquaculture. In the opening comments to RAS-Tec,...

Algae production in aquaculture: innovation to reduce costs

LGem’s proprietary GemTube tubular photobioreactors help to cut the costs of algae production in aquaculture. Algae are not new in the aquaculture sector. In fact,...

Aquaculture

Aquaculture or ‘aquafarming’ is the production of fish and other aquatic based food sources for human consumption as a renewable food source.

Aquaculture covers the cultivation of freshwater and saltwater food sources as opposed to fishing which is the harvesting of naturally occurring aquatic based food sources.