• Greece is the w...

    From Asia to Africa to Europe aquaculture is taking center stage to lift people out of poverty, help replenish wild stocks and provide a sustainable source of affordable protein. In part one of the SeaWestNews series, Sea the Future, we look at how fish farming is shaping the economy of Greece and the Mediterranean diet. […]

    Fish farming wi...

    Salmon farms represent about .05 percent of the entire B.C. coast, they have been tucked away in the bays and fiords along the vast B.C. marine coastline for almost 30 years. Over time salmon farming, part of B.C.’s aquaculture industry, has quietly become the province’s largest agricultural export. One of the most pristine coastlines in […]
  • More countries ...

    As Canadian salmon farmers push Ottawa for a Federal Aquaculture Act, the UN is also urging countries to implement proper legislation for their fish farming industry By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews More people than ever before are eating farmed fish and more countries around the world are turning to fish farms as a key source of […]

    Sweet and Sour ...

    Sometimes the craving for something sweet and sour can be overwhelming. Rather than ordering in 50 dollars worth of not-so-great Chinese food, why not whip up this recipe in a few minutes?         Sweet and Sour Salmon with Crispy Green Beans and Jasmine Rice Enough for 2 servings    Crispy green beans: […]
  • Salmon Recipe &...

    Salmon made so easy you will do it again and again. This Asian inspired dish is simple and satisfying. You will most definitely add this to your Recipe rolodex.         Crispy Fried Salmon and Vegetables  servings 2 to 3   Sauce: ¼ cup gluten-free soy sauce ½ of a medium sized lime, […]

    A new chapter f...

    Proposed US legislation is similar to calls for a Federal Aquaculture Act in Canada By Fabian Dawson SeaWestNews U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, (R-Miss. pictured), has introduced a bill that would streamline the permitting process for aquaculture farms in American waters. The bill is similar to calls in Canada for a Federal Aquaculture Act that will […]
  • Wet Lab facilit...

    City of Campbell River has big plans for developing a Salmon Centre of Excellence By SeaWestNews The BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences  (BC CAHS)  supports recommendations of the Ministry of Agriculture Advisory Council on Finfish Aquaculture (MAACFA)  report to investigate the risk of pathogen transfer between wild and farmed salmon. “The council recognizes that […]

    The “super wick...

    Some like to point the finger at salmon farming; but, the fact is no one really knows why there has been a continual decline of the Atlantic Salmon in most if not all of their native countries. By Susan Farquharson For SeaWestNews A lovely drawing of a salmon farm hangs on the wall of my […]
  • I’m a salmon fa...

    I am proud of what we do, I love being part of an industry that was created to ensure sustainability. We operate under strict guidelines that are constantly evolving for the better. – Bruce Banta I saw this piece recently by Bruce Banta, a BC salmon farmer and was reminded of the first time I […]

    Salmon farmers ...

    Salmon production increase attracts new companies to fish farming in Iceland By Seawestnews Fish farming production in Iceland has increased by 38 per cent during the past 12 months, reports Fish Update. The annual figure is now 27,776 tonnes and that is expected to grow significantly over the next two to three years. The Icelandic […]
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