World Aquaculture Society News

January 07, 2021

Webinar: Impacts of biofouling in marine aquaculture

An introduction to the main obstacles for efficient and sustainable growth presented by biofouling in the marine aquaculture industry. The webinar will highlight the key impacts, and the different antifouling methods in use for the prevention and con...

January 05, 2021

Webinar: Biofouling management in New Zealand salmon farms: challenges and directions

: Biofouling presents an operational challenge for finfish aquaculture globally, as it adds weight and drag on farm structures and can lead to reduced water flow with associated effects to fish health. Copper-based antifouling coatings are often used...


December 22, 2020

Plastics in Aquaculture – The WAS-IMarEST Roundtables

Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food sector worldwide, representing a $250 billion industry, bringing to the table more seafood protein than traditional fisheries. As a unique alternative to the animal farming practices on land, where aquaculture ...

December 21, 2020

WA2020 Webinar Videos Have Now Been Published

The sessions from the WA2020 webinar were recorded. The session recordings have been published along with the individual recorded presentations of each presenter. Take this opportunity to review the presentations and Question and Answer sessions fo...


December 14, 2020

Editor's Note - The Circular Economy Concept and Aquaculture

At first glance,consideration of the concept of a circular economy might be a case of “everything old is new again.” Simply, a circular economy is one where waste is used as a resource. In aquaculture, particularly at the farm or landscape level, the...

December 10, 2020

The Open Access Journal of the World Aquaculture Society

As JWAS moves into its 52nd year of publication, JWAS 52 (1) will be the first fully Open Access issue of the journal. This is a timely and significant change, which was deliberated over a long period by our editorial team together with the WAS Board...


November 10, 2020

Registration Open for World Aquaculture 2020 Webinar

Registration is now open for the World Aquaculture 2020 Webinar. Registration for the event has no charge, but you must register to participate.

October 20, 2020

Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Editor's Choice Awards for October 2020

The editors of The Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (JWAS) are pleased to announce the Editor's Choice Awards for the October 2020 issue of JWAS.


October 15, 2020

Hybridizing aquaculture and economics

The growth and development of aquaculture around the world ultimately depends on whether it is economically feasible. Most aquaculture producers, scientists, and leaders recognize this and often make a reference in various ways to economics. Economic...

September 21, 2020

Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Editor's Choice Awards for August 2020

The editors of The Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (JWAS) are pleased to announce the Editor's Choice Awards for the August 2020 issue of JWAS, 51(4).