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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 riding eddies in the open ocean, from 3 to 75 miles offshore of the Big Island of Hawaii, since last summer.

 

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