News last update:6 Aug 2012

New aquaculture research facility in Maine

A new aqauculture research facility has been opened, which will focus on increasing the efficiency and sustainability of the Atlantic salmon culture.

The National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Center, located in Franklin, includes 40,000 square feet of laboratory and office space adjacent to the University of Maine's Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research.

The new facility allows for state-of-the-art research to be conducted in Downeast Maine. It also increases collaboration with University of Maine scientists and industry partners to solve aquaculture production problems.

Related website:
National Cold Water Marine Aquaculture Centre  

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