American Aquafarms Frenchman Bay Project: Media Links

Updated 4/28/21

American Aquafarms company website.

Aquaculture bill draws strong praise and condemnation at Statehouse. The Ellsworth American. 04/14/21

American Aquafarms seeks approval for ocean-based salmon pens. Mainebiz. 03/10/21

Maine closed pen aquaculture developer lures marketer away from Hofseth… Undercurrent News. 03/05/21

US salmon farming startup hires former Hofseth Biocare executive to lead marketing. IntraFish. 02/25/21

Salmon farm sparks opposition. The Ellsworth American. 02/03/21

The Portland Press Herald published an article summarizing some of the criticisms of the proposed salmon aquaculture lease. The Press Herald. 01/29/21.

Plan for salmon farm Down East prompts call for review of state licensing rules. Lewiston Sun Journal. 01/29/21

Proposed Frenchman Bay salmon farm plan prompts call for review of state licensing rules. FisheryNation.com. 01/29/21

Plan for salmon farm Down East prompts call for review of state licensing rules. Portland Press Herald. 1/29/21. 

Opposition arises to American Aquafarms’ net-pen proposal in Maine. SeafoodSource. 01/21/21

Town of Gouldsboro responds to proposed salmon aquafarm. Fox 22 WFVX Bangor. 01/19/21

Norwegian-backed closed-containment salmon farm in Maine on track despite COVID-19. Intrafish. 12/30/20 [Note: can’t see full article without subscription]

Urchins and oysters eyed for local farming. Mount Desert Islands. 12/17/20 [Note is not specific to the salmon proposal]

Norwegian firm envisions harvesting 66M pounds of salmon from 30 pens in Frenchman Bay. Bangor Daily News. 11/08/20

American Aquafarms set to buy Maine Fair Trade lobster facility, Fish Farmer, 10/20/20

American Aquafarms CEO: Local support is key to success in Maine, SeafoodSource, 10/20/20

30,000 tonnes-a-year closed pen salmon farm planned for Maine, USA, Salmon Business, 10/19/20

Salmon farm planned for Maine Fair Trade Lobster site in Gouldsboro, MaineBiz, 10/19/20

Norwegian aquaculture company to purchase Gouldsboro property, WABI-TV-5, 10/19/20

Norwegian investor buys Maine facility to develop closed-containment salmon farm, IntraFish, 10/16/20

East Coast remains committed to Maine Fair Trade Lobster brand, despite sale of Gouldsboro facility. SeafoodSource. 10/16/20

American Aquafarms plans Maine sites for fin fish production, Hatchery International, 10/16/20

American Aquafarms buys East Coast lobster facility for proposed 30,000 MT salmon farm, SeafoodSource, 10/16/20 

New salmon firm to buy Gouldsboro plant that housed nation’s last sardine cannery, Bangor Daily News, 10/16/20

Maine Fair Trade plant eyed for aquaculture venture, Ellsworth American, 10/16/20

Bucking the land-based salmon trend, The Fish Site, 10/16/20

Gouldsboro Selectmen Meeting 10/15/20. YouTube recording of meeting (2:08 hours, American Aquafarms presentation starts at 13:20, then around 1:13 the meeting goes to unrelated town council business.

Frenchman Bay eyed for salmon, cod Farm, Ellsworth American, 10/14/20

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