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Innovasea welcomes new VP and general manager of its land-based aquaculture group

February 15, 2022  By RAStech Editorial Staff

Innovasea has named Marc Turano its vice president and general manager of its land-based aquaculture group. Turano brings more than 25 years’ experience in the aquaculture industry, and is an expert on recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) and fish nutrition physiology. Turano also holds a doctorate in zoology from North Carolina State University, and worked at Cargill Inc. for almost five years, where he served as sales director for its seafood business.

“Marc’s deep aquaculture experience, impressive academic record and impeccable business instincts make him the perfect choice to lead our growing land-based aquaculture business,” said Innovasea CEO, David Kelly. “His strong vision and leadership skills will be vital as we continue to expand our RAS design/build business and broaden our expertise in land-based fish farming.”

In addition to his doctorate, Turano holds a Master of Science in Mariculture from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.


“Innovasea is a world leader in RAS design and critical system components, and I’m excited to join the team and start driving new business,” said Turano. “The company’s focus on innovation and its breakthroughs in environmental monitoring and artificial intelligence complement its track record with RAS systems. Taken together they provide a compelling differentiator for those investing in land-based aquaculture.”

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