Category Archive: Fish

Tropical fish – Maine facility breeding clownfish for home aquarium market

by Bill Trotter FRANKLIN, ME – There’s not much tropical about Maine’sTaunton Bay. The saltwater bay, which is only about 60 miles as the crow flies from the Canadian border, is the northernmost habitat for the horseshoe crab and, given its shallow depths, has been known to freeze over on really cold winter days. But …

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Neil Sims’ bold new experiment in Hawaii “Free range” open ocean cultured fish? Maybe so, if Neil Sims can make it work

KAILUA-KONA, HI – Neil Anthony Sims, a recognized leader in the growing movement to expand domestic aquaculture production into open ocean waters, has recently taken a bold new step toward developing what may be the technology of the future for sustainable fish culture operations in the US exclusive economic zone (EEZ). Sims, co-founder of Kona …

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Harvest of first farmed fish in US waters shows promise of eco-friendly aquaculture

KAILUA-KONA, HI – Marine biologists at Kampachi Farms here announced recently the successful final harvest from their Velella research project, which raised farmed fish for the first time in US federal waters (see FFN Issue 5, 2011). This harvest completes the growout cycle of sashimi-grade kampachi fish from an unanchored drifter pen that has been …

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