Norwegian electronics firm rescues Marine Harvest halibut operation

Norwegian electronics firm Tec Con Holding has announced it is buying Marine Harvest’s halibut operation, Sterling White Halibut. The move ensures production of the fish continues out of Norwegian counties Rogaland and Trongdelag, the halibut firm said in a press release. “Sterling White Halibut has for years made a superior product. We look forward to…

Why aquaculture could be a big opportunity for investors

With a growing number of mouths to feed, we must find a way to produce more food with a limited amount of agricultural resources. What’s the answer? Aquaculture. At least it’s one of the answers. Aquaculture, also known as fish farming or aquafarming, is the practice of farming aquatic organisms such as fish, shellfish, and…

NOAA Fisheries releases its 2016-2020 Marine Aquaculture Strategic Plan

The Plan will guide efforts within NOAA Fisheries to support development of sustainable marine aquaculture from 2016-2020.  The Plan features four main goals: regulatory efficiency, science tools for sustainable management, technology development and transfer, and an informed public. Cross-cutting strategies of the plan include strengthening partnerships, improving external communications, building infrastructure to support marine aquaculture, and sound…