RECENT findings in cod farming lab experiments, performed in Newfoundland, Canada, have provided some encouraging results, rekindling hope that cod aquaculture may soon thrive.

Joel Bell, a marine biologist at Memorial University in St. John's, the Newfoundland capital, has been performing lab tests on cod since 1995, and most recently, discovered techniques that may help higher numbers of baby cod grow into mature fish. This challenge has baffled scientists in the past, because the fish grew too slowly compared to the food costs it ...

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