Media coverage of Agrimarine’s installation of first commercial-scale closed containment tank for salmon farming
The Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform issued the media release CAAR celebrates AgriMarine’s first commercial-scale closed containment tank installation applauding the installation of a marine-based salmon farming tank in Campbell River. In the media release, CAAR explains how local closed containment technology leader AgriMarine Inc. has installed the first of four solid-wall floating tanks that will be used to farm Chinook
and coho salmon at Middle Bay. CAAR is celebrating the installation of this first tank as a significant milestone in the transition towards more sustainable salmon farming practices.
For more information see the following media stories and Agrimarine’s media release below:
- Arrival of aquaculture tank makes history, draws praise, Times Colonist, January 19, 2011
- Closed containment one step closer, Courier-Islander, January 19, 2011
- Closed-pen salmon farm launches in BC, CBC, January 17, 2011
- AgriMarine and MBSAI Complete Launch of First Marine Closed Containment Tank in BC, AgriMarine media release, January 17, 2011
Watershed Watch is a founding member of CAAR. For more information on salmon farming see our Salmon Farming page.