Aquaculture News

Exploring disruptive and transformative innovation in RAS technology

Research and innovation specialist RASLab discusses how disruptive and transformative innovation in RAS technology is transforming the land-based fish farming industry.

Giving waste value: Utilising biotechnology to convert food waste

Ingmar Høgøy, CEO of Greentech Innovators, explains how the company is using biotechnology to convert food waste into single cell protein and organic fertiliser.

Innovation and sustainability efforts within Norwegian aquaculture

As Norwegian aquaculture continues to grow it is ever more important that we look at ways to minimise the environmental impact of seafood production

Revolutionising marine studies with waterproof drones

Pushing innovation forward, AguaDrone is assisting the entire waterways industry, from fishers to scientists, with its modular waterproof drone system.

Cell-based fish from a bioreactor: a novel alternative to fishing

Scientists at Bluu Biosciences are developing a method of growing cell-based fish, which could offer a sustainable alternative to fishing.

Monitoring ocean environments with microsensor technologies

Monitoring Earth’s oceans will soon be attainable with the development of groundbreaking microsensor technologies from TechOceanS.

Ensuring fish welfare in the aquaculture industry with SeaNest

SeaNest is a unique habitat for cleaner fish, ensuring their safety and health as they work to protect our salmon from parasitic sea lice.

Revolutionising the aquaculture industry using soy-based feed

Courtney Knupp of the U.S. Soybean Export Council speaks to Innovation News Network about how U.S. Soy can breathe new life into the aquaculture industry, improve sustainability, and enable growth.

Ensuring fish welfare in aquaculture with new digital app

Marineholmen RASLab CEO Mark Powell discusses their newly developed app-based tool for monitoring fish welfare in aquaculture.

The evolving face of fish welfare in the aquaculture industry

In the world of fish welfare, Flatsetsund Engineering pioneer technology needed to eliminate sea lice and save the salmon industry.

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.


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.

Blue Unit: revolutionising fish farm data management

The Blue Unit solution to fish farm data stands to revolutionise performance in the aquaculture sector through innovative fish farm data management. Blue Unit’s business...

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...

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...