Aquaculture News

Studies indicate that mercury content in fish is increasing

Researchers at the University of Helsinki warn that a warming climate and intensifying land use are increasing mercury content in fish.

Setting the standards for the future of responsible seafood

The ASC discusses how it develops and manages industry standards to ensure responsible seafood with minimal social and environmental impacts. 

Farmed seafood is a climate smart form of agriculture

With over 125 years’ experience in supporting the nation’s fisheries, NOAA Fisheries shares some of the work it is doing to ensure aquaculture has a positive impact on environmental, social, economic development.

Turning aquaculture waste into biomaterial for tissue repair

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have created a novel biomaterial made from aquaculture waste that could help in bone repair.

Aquatic Life Institute: safeguarding the welfare of aquatic animals

As our reliance on the fish farming industry grows, the Aquatic Life Institute discusses protecting the welfare of aquatic animals.

Discussing the global importance of the aquaculture industry

Dr Adam Hughes from SAMS discusses how aquaculture is evolving and the industry’s potential to contribute positively to the environment.

Ensuring the sustainable future of our oceans with marine science

Dr Matt Frost discusses the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development and scientific evidence improving marine science policy.

Innovations in aquaculture helping to transform food industry

By providing a platform for new innovations in aquaculture, the Global Aquaculture Challenge is helping to transform the food industry.

Autonomous robots will change the fish farming industry

Daily net cleaning, inspection, big data, and analysis will fundamentally change fish farming. The future is closer than many might think.

Enhancing hatcheries by automating rotifer and algae production

Robert Roulston, CEO of Industrial Plankton, presents the company’s live feed equipment for efficient zooplankton and algae production.

Achieving sustainable aquaculture through enhancing accuracy

Aquabio’s groundbreaking real-time production and planning tool aims to enhance efficiency and sustainability in aquaculture.

Optimeering Aqua: using digital tools to optimise aquaculture

By collaborating with leading aquacultural organisations and academics, Optimeering Aqua is creating digital tools to improve fish health and enhance aquaculture production.

The sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture

Dr Matthias Halwart, Senior Aquaculture Officer at the Food and Agriculture Organization, discusses the aquaculture industry's challenges.

Enhancing biosecurity on fish farms with Liftup AS

Liftup AS explains how its innovative systems are being used to remove waste from fish farms safely and efficiently.

A novel alternative to conventional fish tanks in the aquaculture industry

Octaform's high-quality fish tanks are durable, easy to install, and promote a clean and safe environment for your valuable inventory.

How KSK Aqua are optimising biological filters for water purification

KSK Aqua develops innovative biological filters to ensure optimal water purification. Here they share how these clever solutions work.

How do seabirds interact with aquaculture and fisheries?

Researchers investigate the interactions between Mediterranean and Atlantic seabirds and aquaculture and fisheries.

New biofilter media improving water quality in aquaculture

CerMedia LLC has created MarinePure®, biofilter media that aims to increase yields and system capacity for aquaculture farmers worldwide.

How AlgaePro are accelerating aquaculture innovation

Ingmar Høgøy discusses the impacts of AlgaePro AS’s new technology designed to cultivate microalgae for the aquaculture sector.

Initiatives to support women in the aquaculture industry

Wayne Murphy, co-founder of HATCH, spoke to Innovation News Network’s Georgina Ryan about the company’s plans to launch the first global innovation studio targeted to women in the aquaculture industry. 

The benefits of UV technology in aquaculture

With almost 40 years of experience with using UV technology in aquaculture, VGE makes aquaculture more sustainable.

Addressing the challenges of land-based aquaculture systems

The European Research Area is funding a new international project, named DigiRAS, to address the challenges of land-based aquaculture systems and promote their wider use.

Unravelling the mystery of recirculating aquaculture systems

Marineholmen RASLab CEO, Mark Powell, explains the basis behind recirculating aquaculture systems technology, which in recent years, has been an area of significant focus in the aquaculture industry.

Maritime digitalisation for a more sustainable future

Knut Fjellheim and Morten Aarvik of Telenor Maritime in Norway, share their progress in the digitalisation of the maritime industry.

Small-scale fisheries could be the key to climate resilience in the food industry

According to an analysis of small-scale fisheries, small-scale fisheries could help the food industry increase its climate resilience.

Warmer waters and low oxygen could impact young oysters’ ability to grow meat

Early exposure to conditions like warmer waters and low oxygen could impact oysters’ ability to grow meaty tissue on their shells.

EU project creates technology to estimate biomass of farmed fish

An EU-funded project has developed a new method for estimating the biomass of farmed fish kept in net pens.

Sustainable delousing: a necessity for growth in salmon farming

Lars Georg Backer, CEO of Flatsetsund Engineering AS, outlines how its sustainable delousing solution is both cost effective and environmentally friendly.

Reducing costs through innovative aquaculture feeding systems

Daniit A/S has now developed an aquaculture feeding system that can handle fish feed pellets without crushing them.


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.

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Innovation News Network work with key industry stakeholders to take a closer look at the efforts being made to improve food-security and sustainability within the aquaculture sector.

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Aquaculture 4.0 with Smalle Technologies

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