Media report Kingfish Zeeland taps CCAR to build yellowtail broodstock
Mainebiz, Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald, The Ellsworth American, Undercurrent News, IntraFish, SeafoodSource, Fish Focus and The Fish Site reported the University of Maine Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research (CCAR) in Franklin will provide incubation services to Kingfish Zeeland, which is looking to develop a $110 million land-based aquaculture facility in Jonesport. “We see building an early and strong relationship with the University of Maine and the Center for Cooperative Aquaculture Research as an asset to Kingfish Zeeland as we scale in the U.S.,” said CEO Ohad Maiman in a media release. “With this contract, UMaine will serve as an important strategic partner for our team here in Maine.” The partnership will allow Kingfish Zeeland to expand its broodstock of yellowtail kingfish and build up a hatchery, according to the Mainebiz article. Maine Public carried the BDN article, Centralmaine.com carried the Press Herald article, and Mount Desert Islander carried the Ellsworth American story.