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Maine will house modern RAS farm to raise Atlantic salmon

UNITED STATES | Saturday, February 24, 2018
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.

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Comprehensive study uses technology to assess extent of global fishing
Worldwide | 01:50 | A new study reveals the extent of global fishing, from data coming even from individual vessel movements and hourly activity, and opens an unprecedented gateway for improved ocean management. Full Story
New laboratory will guarantee quality and safety of fish products for
Peru | 01:00 | The Ministry of Production inaugurated a modern laboratory in the CITEacuícola of the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia, which will ensure the quality and safety of hydrobiological products marketed by national exporters in the EU, US and Asia. Full Story
Seychelles announces creation of two new marine protected areas
Seychelles | 23:40 | The Government of Seychelles announced two new Marine Protected Areas covering 210,000 square kilometers created as part of the debt-for-conservation deal designed by conservation group The Nature Conservancy. Full Story
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