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So You Want to Be a Fish Farmer?

So You Want to Be a Fish Farmer? As aquaculture becomes an increasingly important part of the food system, the idea of raising fish on land using recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) has come to hold considerable interest for many people. Some people possess an admirable desire to contribute to society by raising food in a… Continue reading So You Want to Be a Fish Farmer?

Why Barramundi is the “It” Fish

Unless you’ve traveled to Australia, barramundi may just sound like another exotic location. You might never know it was a fish—a fish you can, and would definitely want to, eat. Although barramundi isn’t a household name like salmon or halibut yet, this “it” fish will be.   Today, three billion people around the globe depend… Continue reading Why Barramundi is the “It” Fish

“Hope for the Future” — New York Times

New York Times Calls Australis Barramundi  “Hope for the Future” of Fish   “We choose barramundi as a kind of hope for the future. An American company with operations in Vietnam, called Australis, is growing this white-fleshed fish in a way that minimizes escapes, reduces environmental impacts and makes for a better, safer product.” —… Continue reading “Hope for the Future” — New York Times

A Fish We Can Finally Farm Without Guilt — The Atlantic

Fish Farming Without Guilt “Our prehistoric ancestors in Southeast Asia had good reason to domesticate the area’s wild sheep instead of tigers. Sheep were docile creatures that preferred to live together in flocks and could convert grass and weeds that humans couldn’t digest into valuable protein. Tigers were solitary and wide-ranging and needed to be… Continue reading A Fish We Can Finally Farm Without Guilt — The Atlantic

“Barramundi: The Next Big Fin?” — Bloomberg

Barramundi: The Next Big Fin “With Chilean sea bass nearly fished out; chefs across the country looking for the next hot catch, the answer may have arrived from Australia. Barramundi, another kind of sea bass with white flakey meat, recently graced White House tables at a dinner for Australian Prime Minister John Howard. This summer… Continue reading “Barramundi: The Next Big Fin?” — Bloomberg