“Norwegian company Arctic Offshore Farming has developed a new remote-controlled fish pen that could both reduce the cost of feed and minimize salmon dying from sea lice. The company is planning to test out the first pen off the Norwegian coast in 2020.
The demand for salmon is booming: the industry is expected to grow four-fold by 2050. And as IEEE Spectrum points out, half of the operational costs of raising captive fish goes to feeding them. So finding ways to reduce those costs while minimizing mortality will become extremely important…”