Removing Fish From Fish Diet for Tastier, More Sustainable Aquaculture

By NOAA FIsheries: "In a groundbreaking study, researchers have successfully raised a carnivorous fish on a diet free of fishmeal and fish oil without any harmful effects. The kampachi (Hawaiian yellowtail, almaco jack) were raised on a diet of feed-grade poultry meal...

Trump order leaves US offshore permit applicants pleased but uncertain

Members of the small community of aspiring offshore aquaculturists who are in the middle of submitting their permits to farm in US federal waters, or who plan to do so soon, are generally pretty pleased about the recent presidential order meant to streamline the permitting process.

The future of food from the sea

Global food demand is rising, and serious questions remain about whether supply can increase sustainably. Land-based expansion is possible but may exacerbate climate change and biodiversity loss, and compromise the delivery of other ecosystem services.

Ocean Crops: Is This The Next Frontier For Agriculture?

“The food and agriculture industry is undergoing a radical transformation around the world. Covid-19 has accelerated disruptions to the global food supply chain.
Structurally, this transformation is long overdue as the world heads toward a population of 10 billion over the next thirty years.”

With executive order in hand, will USA get in the aquaculture game?

Industry proponents, seeking a clearer pathway through the permitting process, get a glimmer of hope

Why the stage should be set for US aquaculture growth

“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.”

A new high for global aquaculture production

World aquaculture production attained another all-time record high of 114.5 million tonnes in live weight in 2018 with a total farmgate sale value of $263.6 billion.

An executive decision that’s a catalyst for US aquaculture

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.

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

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.

Removing Fish From Fish Diet for Tastier, More Sustainable Aquaculture

By NOAA FIsheries: "In a groundbreaking study, researchers have successfully raised a carnivorous fish on a diet free of fishmeal and fish oil without any harmful effects. The kampachi (Hawaiian yellowtail, almaco jack) were raised on a diet of feed-grade poultry meal and a fish-free oil blend high in omega-3 fatty acids. They were not only as healthy as those grown on traditional feed but also more flavorful in blind taste tests." Read the full article at NOAA Fisheries:...

The future of food from the sea

Global food demand is rising, and serious questions remain about whether supply can increase sustainably. Land-based expansion is possible but may exacerbate climate change and biodiversity loss, and compromise the delivery of other ecosystem services.

Ocean Crops: Is This The Next Frontier For Agriculture?

“The food and agriculture industry is undergoing a radical transformation around the world. Covid-19 has accelerated disruptions to the global food supply chain.
Structurally, this transformation is long overdue as the world heads toward a population of 10 billion over the next thirty years.”

An executive decision that’s a catalyst for US aquaculture

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.