Aquaculture Research News

  • Aquaculture and Aquaponics Highlight of March Workshop

    On March 10, the Ohio Aquaculture Association (OAA) will host an aquaponics workshop in Columbus. A variety of topics will be covered during the sessions, including aspects of fish and plant management, water quality, and marketing. “The goal of the workshop is to educate those interested in establishing and expanding their aquaponic businesses,” said Matthew Smith, Ohio State ...


    By Ohio State University

  • New Project to Facilitate Transnational Access to Leading European Aquaculture Research Facilities

    AQUAEXCEL2020, a research infrastructure project funded under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme and coordinated by the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), has kicked off this month with the aim to further support the sustainable growth of the European aquaculture sector. AQUAEXCEL2020 will integrate a large group of leading European aquaculture research facilities and ...

  • Florida Sea Grant highlights aquaculture in new Florida Trend report

    Aquaculture, the controlled production of seafood, ornamental fish and other aquatic life, is big business in Florida. In 2012, the state’s producers earned $70 million in cash receipts, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture survey. Worldwide, aquaculture is responsible for about half of all seafood consumed, so this emerging sector of Florida agricultural production holds great ...

  • Ohio State Aquaculture Research Program Looking to Recruit New or Beginning Fish Farmers

    An innovative program offered by the Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is looking to recruit, mentor and grow a new crop of fish farmers. The Ohio Center for Aquaculture Research and Development at the Ohio State University South Centers is offering 25 new and beginning fish farmers a hands-on approach to aquaculture and the business of fish ...


    By Ohio State University

  • Research and Markets: Aquaculture and Behavior

    Dublin - Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ccmfcs/aquaculture_and_be) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "Aquaculture and Behavior" to their offering. Modern aquaculture is faced with a number of challenges, including public ...


  • Conference to provide insight into evidence based decision-making in environmental protection

    A one-day conference at Cranfield University offers environmental risk stakeholders an opportunity to consider an evidence-based approach to managing future risk, and discuss successful risk management strategies. Public scrutiny over Government spending and greater control over environmental risk has led to a need to improve the quality of environmental management by basing choices on reliable ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Ginger to handle construction of aquaculture research centre

    Aquamay (the Mayotte Aquaculture Development Association) and Ifremer (the French Marine Exploitation Research Institute) have appointed Ginger (part of Grontmij) for the construction of an aquaculture zootechnics research centre in the Mayotte lagoon. Within the context of its role as general contractor, Ginger will deal with the creation of the various basins, the filtration system, the lagoon ...


  • Interim chief executive for rural payments agency appointed

    Richard Judge has been appointed as the interim Chief Executive of the Rural Payments Agency, Agriculture Minister Jim Paice announced today. Dr Judge, who is currently Chief Executive of the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), will formally take up the interim role from Monday 2 August for a period of three to six months, while a permanent Chief Executive ...

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