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Maine will house modern RAS farm to raise Atlantic salmon

UNITED STATES
Saturday, February 24, 2018, 02:50 (GMT + 9)

Whole Oceans plans to invest more than USD 250 million to install a state-of-the-art recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) to raise Atlantic salmon in Bucksport, Maine. The fish farm will be built on the site of the former Verso paper mill in Bucksport, and when at full production, will create hundreds of direct jobs. RAS is a land-based technology that optimizes growing conditions that help fish thrive. Water is continuously recycled through ultra purification systems, creating a clean, healthy growing environment that eliminates the use of antibiotics. The result is an earth friendly, superior grade salmon. "The time for RAS has arrived and Whole Oceans will make Bucksport a global leader in sustainable Atlantic salmon production," said Whole Oceans' CEO Rob Piasio. "But this story is much bigger than just Whole Oceans. This story is also about th... FULL STORY

Peru
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Spain
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The oceanographic vessel Miguel Oliver, of the General Secretariat of Fisheries, participates in a new edition of the ARSA scientific survey for the a... FULL STORY

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