Category Archives: Saskatchewan Aquaculture

Aquaculture Training and Employment

  Aquaculture has been identified as an important social and economic priority by the United Nations and for the Canadian and provincial governments. There is an increasing large demand for technicians, leaders and managers in the aquaculture sector across Canada and around the world. The field of Aquaculture offers meaningful and well paying jobs at marine… Read More »

Fresh Food in Remote Locations – Creating an Alternative Supply.

  The availability and cost of fresh food in remote communities is a serious problem in many areas. In Canada and elsewhere much of the fresh food available in remote communities is expensive due to the high cost of shipping. It is also often not as fresh as it would be in major centers due… Read More »

Why Closed Containment Aquaculture?

  Fisheries and Ocean Canada the lead federal department in managing Canada’s fisheries,  in 2014-09-09, published the following statement on their website concerning closed containment aquaculture : Closed containment describes a range of technologies for aquaculture; from floating bag systems to land-based recirculating water systems. Closed containment is a barrier technology that attempts to restrict… Read More »

New canola has exciting aquaculture possibilities – The Western Producer

  BASF and Cargill have developed what’s being called a “groundbreaking” canola, which they believe could expand demand the way high oleic canola did for the industry. The oil produced from their EPA/DHA canola will be used as a re-placement for fish oil in aquaculture diets. “What this does is really create a new market… Read More »