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MANITOBA CO-OPERATOR: New technology allows more sustainable aquaculture

August 14, 2018

Many are familiar with farmed salmon, catfish or tilapia. But there are many more potential species, says a research scientist at an aquaculture facility here.

“When you compare fish farming to terrestrial farming we have thousands of different fish species that we could potentially farm… and when you compare that to terrestrial farming we have one species of chicken,” Philip Lyons with Alltech Coppens Aqua Centre told a tour of journalists attending the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Annual Congress.

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