Why the stage should be set for US aquaculture growth

By Rob Fletcher, The Fish Site:

“A convergence in a number of factors – including technological advances and a change in the attitudes of the environmental community – have helped to set the stage for aquaculture growth in the US…”

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An executive decision that’s a catalyst for US aquaculture

By Tony Dal Ponte, The Fish Site:

“President Trump’s recent Executive Order on Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth constitutes a major step forward for the US seafood industry, which has the capacity to generate thousands of new jobs and help ensure that Americans continue to have access to healthy, affordable seafood as our nation recovers from the devastating economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic…”


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White House issues executive order to streamline aquaculture permitting, reduce seafood deficit

By Jason Smith, Undercurrent News:

“Acting in the name of US food security, the White House has issued an executive order streamlining the aquaculture permitting process and combatting illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing…”


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Danielle Blacklock, director of NOAA Fisheries’ Office of Aquaculture, discusses future of U.S. industry

By Sam Hill, Seafood Source:

Danielle Blacklock took over as director of NOAA Fisheries’ Office of Aquaculture in mid-March, just as the COVID-19 pandemic began to come to a head in the United States. Over the past decade, Blacklock has served in multiple positions at NOAA, most recently as a senior policy advisor for aquaculture…”


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In attempts to expand, aquaculture industry faces uphill regulatory pathway

By Hannah Pagel, Agri-Pulse.com:

The United States has the potential to be a global leader in aquaculture production, but critics say that can’t happen until a complicated regulatory process is streamlined…”

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