Aquaculture

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  • News Articles

    • Fish fillet on a cutting board

      Aquaculture: Novel coating improves fillet quality during refrigeration

      LRIC newsletter, October 2020: A new type of coating containing chitosan, tea and cinnamon extracts has been shown to improve shelf life and quality of fish fillets during refrigerated storage.

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    • Aquaculture: Can food from the sea feed a hungry world?

      LRIC newsletter, September 2020: A global consortium of researchers has estimated that the ocean-based aquaculture sector could boost its production by 36 to 74% over current yields by 2050.

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  • Research Scouts

  • Biological Opinion Concludes Marine Finfish Has No Adverse Impact on Native/Endangered Species

    Published March 9, 2022

    Visit www.nwaquaculturealliance.org

  • Feeding small fish to people instead of farmed salmon could make seafood production more sustainable

    Published March 1, 2022

    Visit www.sciencedaily.com

  • ARS's National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center are Breeding New Generations of Atlantic Salmon

    Published January 26, 2022

    Visit tellus.ars.usda.gov

  • Respiratory stress is linked to the sexual maturation of fish

    Published January 18, 2022

    Visit www.earth.com

  • USask researchers angling to protect fish from chemical contamination

    Published December 22, 2021

    Visit news.usask.ca

  • Stanford researchers reveal how to turn a global warming liability into profitable food security

    Published November 22, 2021

    Visit news.stanford.edu