December 11, 2019

Blue Stream Aquaculture, with its hatchery and grow-out operations located in Barnstable, MA, is as picturesque as you can possibly imagine. It is the oldest working aquaculture farm in Massachusetts. Since the mid 1800’s, this farm has been operated using a combinatio...

November 22, 2019

I was living in the Bay Area towards the end of the last millennium when this new, exciting thing called the internet was captivating us all. Then, a fairly steep recession and likely a variety of other factors led to a popping of the tech bubble. It almost felt like t...

September 25, 2019

It has been a little over a year since I posted about the Advancing the Quality and Understanding of American Aquaculture (AQUAA)  Act. A new version of this bill, which was originally introduced in the senate June 2018, seeks to establish national standards for sustai...

September 9, 2019

This week I head to London for a very exciting meeting, Aquaculture Innovation Europe. I am privileged to participate on a panel session that covers The Start-Up Journey’s Do’s and Don’ts”. While KnipBio is still very much on the journey and hardly “there” yet, I do ha...

July 24, 2019

Arguably the most recognizable formula. But have you ever really stopped to think about what that means? Energy and mass are the same thing, with just some weird light constant multiplier to balance out the fact that they are seemingly really different. Intuitively you...

May 22, 2019

I read this week that Atlantic Sapphire has announced plans to increase the planned output from their Miami RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture System) farm to 220,000 tons of salmon annually by 2030. Wow! That’s a lot of salmon- more than half of the total US consumption t...

February 18, 2019

That wasn’t a typo, GRAS stands for ‘Generally Regarded as Safe’, the label used by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) when it approves the use of a new chemical, food or feed ingredient as safe for its intended use. Beyond the USA, many countries look to FDA GR...

February 7, 2019

I was already putting some thoughts together on a bold prediction for the upcoming year when the first sign I might be onto something came to light. Sustainable Bioproducts announced their coming out of stealth mode this week with an investment of $33 million for their...

January 23, 2019

I read a fascinating article in Undercurrent News titled, ‘Wild fish harvesters rally to fight US aquaculture push in new Congress’. The article was about legislative activity in the US Congress to create a regulatory framework for aquaculture and focused on the opposi...

January 17, 2019

I read an interesting story in Undercurrent News  on the efforts of French supermarket chain Auchan to promote sustainable trout raised on sustainable feed from Skretting that is produced in part using insect larvae. Auchan is specifically highlighting that the fish ar...

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