Land-based Aquaculture

Articles & Whitepapers

  • Transgenic fish are ready for us. Are we ready for them?

    Transgenic fish are ready for us. Are we ready for them?

    After decades of regulatory and legal challenges, AquaBounty aims to bring genetically engineered salmon to U.S. and Canadian markets next year.On a hill above the cold waters around Prince Edward Island, technicians painstakingly create fertilized Atlantic salmon eggs that include growth-enhancing DNA from two other fish species. The eggs will be shipped to ponds in the high rainforest of ...


  • Aquaculture: Some facts and figures

    Aquaculture: Some facts and figures

    Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms, including fish, finfish, shellfish (mollusks and crustaceans), and aquatic plants in controlled or selected aquatic environments. Farming implies some form of intervention in the rearing process to ...

Equipment & Solutions

  • Fully Recirculated Fish Farms

    Fully Recirculated Fish Farms

    In recent years, technological development in the fish farming industry has made it possible to construct facilities where close to 100% of the water is recirculated and reused. These are the ones we call "fully recirculated farms". In many respects, the fully recirculated farms operate in the same way as other land-based fish farms. The basic difference is that they have a very limited water ...