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Shrimp-flation is still killing Red Lobster

Shrimp-flation is still killing Red Lobster | Aquaculture | Scoop.it

An incurable bacterial infection wiping out Southeast Asian shrimp is also ravaging the profits of Red Lobster, whose parent company, Darden Restaurants, saw earnings fall 18% to $109.7 million in the quarter that ended in February. The biggest publicly traded casual dining company in the US, Darden also runs the Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse and other restaurants....

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Kansas, Pakistan Find Common Ground Through Innovative Aquaculture Project

Lucas Heinen, a soybean farmer from Everest, was surprised at how much he had in common with the Pak...
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2013 Overview: A Year of Highs and Lows of the Aquaculture Industry

2013 Overview: A Year of Highs and Lows of the Aquaculture Industry | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
2013 Overview: A Year of Highs and Lows of the Aquaculture Industry TheFishSite.com Researchers found that EMS is caused by a unique strain of the Vibrio parahaemolyticus pathogen, which is transmitted orally, colonises in the shrimps...
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Charlie Dare's curator insight, March 11, 2014 11:43 PM

A review of past years highs and lows in Aquaculture ~

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YSI Advancements in Monitoring & Control Technology Webinar

Webinar covering product advancements that improve system performance, productivity and efficiency with M&C water quality technology. Topics include: • optica
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John Bostock's curator insight, December 16, 2013 1:44 PM

A bit of sales talk but provides a good insight into commercial products for the very important function of environmental monitoring and control in aquaculture

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Water quality monitoring technology ~
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CO2 causing oceans to acidify at 'unprecedented' rate, scientists warn

CO2 causing oceans to acidify at 'unprecedented' rate, scientists warn | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
The world's oceans have become 26% more acidic since the start of the Industrial Revolution and continue to acidify at an "unprecedented rate," scientists say.
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Fears for Scottish salmon farming after China production targets missed

Fears for Scottish salmon farming after China production targets missed | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Rapid expansion needed to hit 2020 target of 210,000 tonnes of salmon, driven by Chinese demand (Fears for #Scotland environment as #salmon farmers struggle to meet demand from #China http://t.co/vc4o8EOd2V...
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Mission - Global Salmon Initiative

Mission - Global Salmon Initiative | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
The Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) is a leadership initiative by global farmed salmon producers, focused on making significant progress towards fully realizing a shared goal of providing a highly sustainable source of healthy protein to feed a...
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The great shrimp shortage of 2013 - The Week

The great shrimp shortage of 2013 - The Week | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Price of a pound of the same kind of shrimp in July. 80. Percentage of shrimp-farming operations in Vietnam's Mekong Delta that have been hit by the outbreak of the shrimp-killing disease. $1.1 billion.
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Indiana's aquaculture industry growing - The Republic

Report: Indiana's aquaculture industry growing The Republic WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — A new report says the size of Indiana's fledgling aquaculture industry has more than doubled in the past seven years with the state now boasting about 50 farms...

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Atlantic Canada's aquaculture leaders converge on New England

Atlantic Canada's aquaculture leaders converge on New England | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Starting this Sunday, the Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia together with the PEI Aquaculture Alliance will lead a delegation on a mission to the region to learn more about how the industry in America is set up to continue to farm in the...
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Fishing industry in $25 million hit

Fishing industry in $25 million hit | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
A review by DPIPWE has looked at the toxic algal bloom and sewage spills in southern Tasmania which severely impacted the fishing industry.
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Charlie Dare's curator insight, July 25, 2013 2:17 AM

Something to be said for growing crayfish in times like this of algal blooms poisoning other things like oysters too..more to come no doubt with global warming and species moving to adapt those that can~

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Fishermen become farmers in quest for a new oyster industry

Fishermen become farmers in quest for a new oyster industry | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Under a brilliant blue sky, a wet-suit-clad Clay Lovel drops down into waist-deep water, groping in the cloudy jade brine. (Proud of FL Cabinet for approving new aquaculture. Panhandle oysters will remain some of the best in the world!
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NOAA report bullish on marine aquaculture

NOAA report bullish on marine aquaculture | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Specific types of fish farming can be done with minimal or no harm to the coastal ocean environment as long as proper planning and safeguards are in place, according to NOAA report.
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FAO - News Article: Fish farms to produce nearly two thirds of global food fish supply by 2030

FAO - News Article: Fish farms to produce nearly two thirds of global food fish supply by 2030 | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
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Tilapia Production Growing in Panama | Aquaculture Directory

Tilapia Production Growing in Panama | Aquaculture Directory | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Tilapia production in Panama has increased in recent years, with over a million tonnes harvested in 2012, 94 percent higher than in 2011. However, the number of producers has thought to have declined.

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Ohio State Aquaculture Research Program Looking to Recruit New or Beginning Fish Farmers on Agriculture XPRT

Ohio State Aquaculture Research Program Looking to Recruit New or Beginning Fish Farmers on Agriculture XPRT | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
PIKETON, Ohio -- An innovative program offered by the Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is looking to ...

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Hatchery International for Fish Hatchery Managers

Hatchery International for Fish Hatchery Managers | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Resource for hatchery managers focussing on enhancement, early-rearing and recirculation
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New Hatchery International web site.

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Organic standards for farm-raised fish come slowly

Organic standards for farm-raised fish come slowly | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Politico Organic standards for farm-raised fish come slowly Politico The National Organic Standards Board has received more than 900 letters in relation to its request for comments regarding the use of certain synthetics by aquaculture operations...
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Tank-Based Aquaculture Solutions & Capabilities

Tank-Based Aquaculture Solutions & Capabilities | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Aquaculture is critical to the world’s future – but it isn’t simple. Xylem focuses on helping you solve aquaculture-related challenges by providing innovative, cost-effective products and services that increase productivity and efficiency while making your job easier. Let's solve these challenges together.


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YSI is a [part of the Xylem solutions and capabilities for tank-based aquaculture. Check it out.
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Feds declare disaster for Florida oyster industry

Feds declare disaster for Florida oyster industry | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Nearly a year after the state first asked for help, federal officials are declaring a fishery disaster for Florida's oyster industry in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Aquaculture's vast umbrella in Florida

Aquaculture's vast umbrella in Florida | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
In my last column, I shared fish and seafood statistics for Florida, which mostly came from a 2005 survey of Florida's aquaculture business.
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Larvae turning leftovers into profits and jobs

Larvae turning leftovers into profits and jobs | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
Flies naturally swarm to discarded food, and in feasting on it extract the nutrients and energy, leaving nothing to waste.Glen Courtright, president and founder of EnviroFlight, has developed a system for turning fly larvae into food for fish. The company breeds black soldier flies and the eggs are collected. The larvae grow eating pre-consumer food waste and are then harvested and made into feed for the aquaculture industry

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Charlie Dare's curator insight, July 25, 2013 1:30 AM

Producing fish food is good to know as one of the biggest costs to aquaculture and Aquaponics is feed costs ~ Also type of feed affects the quality of fish and Tilapia has shown bad health outcomes from being fed cheap corn feed.Omega 6 not 3 the later the more desirable fish oil~

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Aquaculture on the Rise Across the Cape and Islands

Aquaculture on the Rise Across the Cape and Islands | Aquaculture | Scoop.it
As the people who work the sea for food face growing challenges - such as fewer fish to catch and more stringent regulations - shellfish farming is
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