FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * KIRK RANDAL J 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. [ AQB ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    __X__ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
C/O THIRD SECURITY, LLC, 1881 GROVE AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
8/11/2020
(Street)
RADFORD, VA 24141
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  8/11/2020    P    4000000  A $2.50  9175000  I  by TS Biotechnology (1)
Common Stock                 0 (3) I  by Mascara Kaboom (1)
Common Stock                 246403 (3) I  by R.J. Kirk DOT (1)
Common Stock                 3147 (3) I  by JPK 2008 (1)
Common Stock                 3162 (3) I  by MGK 2008 (1)
Common Stock                 2693 (3) I  by ZSK 2008 (1)
Common Stock                 18582 (3) I  by JPK 2009 (1)
Common Stock                 21755 (3) I  by MGK 2009 (1)
Common Stock                 1953 (3) I  by ZSK 2009 (1)
Common Stock                 17606 (3) I  by MGK 2011 (1)
Common Stock                 15818 (3) I  by JPK 2012 (1)
Common Stock                 2514 (3) I  by Kellie L. Banks LTT (1)
Common Stock                 23589 (3) I  by Senior Staff 2008 (1)
Common Stock                 23589 (3) I  by Staff 2010 (1)
Common Stock                 11795 (3) I  by Incentive 2010 (1)
Common Stock                 8239199  I  by TS AquaCulture (2)
Common Stock                 5775  I  by Third Security (2)
Common Stock                 4659  I  by Staff 2001 (2)
Common Stock                 20  I  by Lotus (2)
Common Stock                 1770  I  by Senior Staff 2006 (2)
Common Stock                 885  I  by Staff 2006 (2)
Common Stock                 295  I  by Incentive 2006 (2)
Common Stock                 99537  I  by Kapital Joe (2)
Common Stock                 880  I  by Senior Staff (2)
Common Stock                 3199  I  by ADC 2010 (2)
Common Stock                 199682  I  by NRM VI Holdings (2)
Common Stock                 3637  I  by NRM VII Holdings (2)
Common Stock                 124609  I  by TSCP V (2)
Common Stock                 2159  I  by Spouse 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Randal J. Kirk controls each of TS Biotechnology Holdings, LLC ("TS Biotechnology"), Mascara Kaboom, LLC ("Mascara Kaboom"), R.J. Kirk Declaration of Trust ("R.J. Kirk DOT"), JPK 2008, LLC ("JPK 2008"), MGK 2008, LLC ("MGK 2008"), ZSK 2008, LLC ("ZSK 2008"), JPK 2009, LLC ("JPK 2009"), MGK 2009, LLC ("MGK 2009"), ZSK 2009, LLC ("ZSK 2009"), MGK 2011, LLC ("MGK 2011"), JPK 2012, LLC, Kellie L. Banks (2009) Long Term Trust ("Kellie L. Banks LTT"), Third Security Senior Staff 2008 LLC ("Senior Staff 2008"), Third Security Staff 2010 LLC ("Staff 2010"), and Third Security Incentive 2010 LLC ("Incentive 2010"). Shares held by these entities may be deemed to be beneficially owned (as defined under Rule 13d-3 promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) by Mr. Kirk. Mr. Kirk disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares, except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein.
(2)  Randal J. Kirk controls each of TS AquaCulture LLC ("TS AquaCulture"), Third Security, LLC ("Third Security"), Third Security Staff 2001 LLC ("Staff 2001"), Lotus Capital (2000) Company Inc. ("Lotus"), Third Security Senior Staff 2006 LLC ("Senior Staff 2006"), Third Security Staff 2006 LLC ("Staff 2006"), Third Security Incentive 2006 LLC ("Incentive 2006"), Kapital Joe, LLC ("Kapital Joe"), Third Security Senior Staff LLC ("Senior Staff"), ADC 2010 LLC ("ADC 2010"), NRM VI Holdings I, LLC ("NRM VI Holdings"), NRM VII Holdings I, LLC ("NRM VII Holdings"), and Third Security Capital Partners V, LLC ("TSCP V"). Shares held by these entities may be deemed to be beneficially owned (as defined under Rule 13d-3 promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) by Mr. Kirk. Mr. Kirk disclaims beneficial ownership of such shares, except to the extent of any pecuniary interest therein.
(3)  On May 1, 2020, the manager of Mascara Kaboom elected to dissolve and terminate the company, and distribute the assets of the company to its members, all of which are controlled by Mr. Kirk, in accordance with the company's Operating Agreement, dated October 25, 2012. In connection with this dissolution, Mascara Kaboom distributed 82,083 shares of issuer common stock to each of its members: R.J. Kirk DOT (45,884), JPK 2008 (1,067), MGK 2008 (1,067), ZSK 2008 (985), JPK 2009 (7,798), MGK 2009 (9,029), ZSK 2009 (821), JPK 2012 (3,201), Kellie L. Banks LTT (493), MGK 2011 (3,530), Senior Staff 2008 (3,283), Staff 2010 (3,283), and Incentive 2010 (1,642).

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
KIRK RANDAL J
C/O THIRD SECURITY, LLC
1881 GROVE AVENUE
RADFORD, VA 24141

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Signatures
/s/ Randal J. Kirk 8/13/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date