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5 Benefits of Aquaculture
Aquaculture, or fish farming, has a variety of benefits. Typically used for shellfish such as oysters or fish such as salmon, find out the advantages of this sustainable fishing practice in this article.
10 Top Aquaculture Countries
A list of the top 10 aquaculture producers in the world.
Clams – The Atlantic Razor, or Jackknife...
The Atlantic Razor, or Jackknife Clam
3 Helpful Tips to Opening a Fish Hatchery
Over the last decade, aquaculture, also known as fish farming, or aquafarming, has developed into a viable commercial industry.
Aquaculture – Problems Inherent to...
Problems Inherent to Aquaculture
The Atlantic Sea Scallop
The Atlantic Sea Scallop. Fishery.
Aquaculture – Catfish Aquaculture
Aquaculture – Catfish Aquaculture
Aquaculture - What Is Aquaculture?
Over the last decade, aquaculture has gained momentum as a viable method to produce seafood.
Sockeye Salmon, Red Salmon,
Introducing the Sockeye salmon. Fishery.
Shrimp - The Rock Shrimp
The Rock Shrimp. Fishery.
American Aquaculture -The Facts
The Facts about American Aquaculture
The Pacific white shrimp
The Pacific white shrimp. Fishery.
Floating cage systems
Aquaculture using floating oyster cages.
Commercial Fishing Seasons – Fishing in...
Commercial Fishing Seasons, Fishing in the Fall
The Alaska Pollock
The Alaska Pollock – the Walleye
The Spiny Dogfish
The Spiny Dogfish. Fishery.
Is There a Commercial Market for Cannonball...
The cannonball jellyfish market. Fishery.
Commercial Fishing Methods: Fishing with...
Fishing with Drifting Nets. Fishery.
The Blue Mussel
The blue mussel. Fishery.
Rockfish - The Pacific Ocean Perch
The rockfish, a pacific coast species, also known as the pacific ocean perch.
Aquaculture Grants – Top 3 Aquaculure...
The top three federal aquaculture grants.
Aquaculture – Common Aquaculture Products
An overview of common aquaculture species.
Scallop Prices
Sea scallop prices. Fishery.
Marine Forecasts – 5 Internet Locations...
Marine Forecasts – 5 Internet Locations For Marine Forecasts
Aquaculture - Closed Containment
Fully contained aquaculture systems.
National Fishing Regulations
The basis for all commercial fishing law and policy in the United States is established on a federal level. The federal government also establishes the manner in which the nation interacts on a global level with other fishing nations.
Commercial Fishing Organizations
A list of some of the most notable commercial fishing organizations.
The Maritime Fishermen's Union
Introduction to The Maritime Fishermen's Union
Introduction to Crustaceans
A description of crustaceans. Fishery.
Commercial Fishing Methods: Fishing by the...
Trawling is considered to be the most common method of commercial fishing.
Frequently Asked Questions About Aquaculture
A primer on aquaculture. Fishery.
What is meant by "pelagic?"
Pelagic fish inhabit the water column of coasts, open oceans, and lakes. They can be categorized as coastal and oceanic fish.
Introduction to swordfish. Fishery.
Aquaculture Facts and Figures
Aquaculture Facts and Figures. Fishery. Page 2.
The Gulf of Mexico
Conditions in the Gulf of Mexico
Fishing Grounds - Long Island Sound
Fishing Long Island Sound. Fishery.
Aquaculture - Oysters And Aquaculture
Oysters And Aquaculture. Fishery.
The Atlantic Spiny Lobster
The Atlantic spiny lobster. Fishery.
The Marine Mammal Protection Act
The Marine Mammal Protection Act
Aquaculture – Salmon And Aquaculture
Salmon And Aquaculture. Fishery.
Commercial Crustaceans
Introduction to Crustaceans. Fishery.
The Sablefish
The Sablefish. Fishery.
Organic Aquaculture
Can aquaculture be organic? Fishery.
Maine's Cobscook Bay
The Cobscook Bay fishing area in Maine.
Fishing Still the Most Dangerous Profession
Commercial fishing the most dangerous job.
Rewriting Magnuson-Stevens
Considerations in rewriting the Magnuson-Stevens Act of 2014.
Buyers and Sellers Exchange
The US northeast's main fish auction.
Aeration and Aquaculture
The importance of aeration in aquaculture.
The American Lobster
The American Lobster. Fishery.
Land Based Aquaculture Systems
Land Based Aquaculture Systems. Fishery.
Red Snapper Commercial Fishery
Red Snapper Commercial Fishery
NOAA's National Data Buoy Center
Real time wave data. Fishery.
Kelp and Seaweed
A market for seaweed. Fishery.
Introduction To The Geoduck
The Geoduck in aquaculture and the wild. The 8-poud King Clam, the Elephant Clam.
Atlantic Herring - Introduction to the Atlantic...
Introduction to the Atlantic Herring
Aquaculture Organizations
Aquaculture Organizations
Tidal And Intertidal Zones
A description of tidal zones and large marine ecosystems as a whole.
Commercial haddock and herring limits
No herring bycatch increases in haddock fishery in 2014.
Salmon Aquaculture
Introduction to salmon aquaculture
Federal disaster relief passes
National fishing disaster funding.
Commercial Shellfishing – An Introduction...
An Introduction to Commercial Shellfishing
Crustaceans - Red king crabs
Red king crabs. Fishery.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and...
NIOSH and Commercial Fishing. Fishery.
The Northern Shrimp
The Northern Shrimp. Fishery.
Black Sea Bass
All about the black sea bass. Fishery.
New York Fishing
Fishing in Long Island Sound. Fishery.
Problems Inhibiting Better U.S. Aquaculture
Problems inhibiting better U.S. aquaculture
How do I get a Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant For...
Saltonstall-Kennedy Grants allow fishermen to take part in federal scientific investigations while getting paid.
Trawl net reduces bycatch
Reducing trawling bycatch by over 50 percent by use of better designed nets.
The Sea Cucumber
The Sea Cucumber and Fisheries. Fishery.
Sustainable Seafood – What Is Sustainable...
Sustainable Seafood 101 - An introduction
Sustainable Fisheries - Office of Sustainable...
The Office of Sustainable Fisheries
National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
A description of the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science.
What is red tide, and is it dangerous?
The affects and dangers or red tide can be serious to marine and human health.
California Spiny Lobster
What is the California Spiny Lobster?
Got an Opinion? Write A Column.
Introduction to Commercial Fishing
Alaskan King Salmon
Alaskan King Salmon. Fishery.
What is your favorite seafood?
A list of America's favorite seafood.
The Green Crab
The invasive green crab. Fishery.
Problems with oyster aquaculture
Some of the problems oysters encounter, including parasites and bacteria.
Commercial Fishing Methods: Fishing with Fixed...
Fishing with Fixed Nets. Fishery.
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration
The impact of Russian fishing imports
Movement to ban Russian seafood, tied to the Ukraine, gets weak support.
The Dungeness Crab
The Dungeness Crab, Fishery.
Tiger Shrimp – What Is The Tiger Shrimp?
Introduction to the Asian tiger shrimp
Pacific Halibut
Introduction to the Pacific Halibut
The Bluefin Tuna
The oft-troubled bluefin tuna, its life and regulation.
Pacific Cod
The Pacific cod fishery.
The American Eel
All about juvenile eels. Fishery.
Catfish – The Channel catfish
The Channel catfish. Fishery.
NOAA Law Enforcement Faces Corruption
Issues fines but cannot account for $50 million
Inshore Trawl Surveys
Maine - New Hampshire trawl survey general information.
MSC Evaluated By Third Party
Does data back up their effectiveness?
BP Oilspill
Timeline of the BP Oil spill. Fishery.
The Commercial Sea Scallop Fishery
Status of the scallop fishery.
Commercial Shellfishing – Species of...
The hard shell clam. Fishery.
U.S. Seafood Declines Over Last Decade
Fisheries economics, landings and prices impact demand and supply in the United States.
Bristol Bay
Fishing in Bristol Bay. Fishery.
The BP Oil Spill - Introduction
Introduction to the BP Oil Spill
What is NOAA. Fishery.
NOAA Weather Radio
NOAA Weather Radio. Fishery.
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science
An introduction to the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences at William & Mary
Are mussels farmed in aquaculture?
Expanding American aquaculture by increasing offshore farming, including mussels and sea cucumbers.
The Perfect Storm
The Perfect Storm: reality and renditions
What are algae and seaweed?
A primer on algae and the three types of seaweed.
Atlantic Cod
The Atlantic Cod. Fishery.
Friend of the Sea
Sustainable seafood certification through Friends of the Sea.
The Stone Crab
The stone crab. Fishery.
Shrimp – What Are Shrimp?
Introduction to shrimp. Fishery.
The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority’s mandate is to develop, implement, and enforce a comprehensive coastal protection and restoration Master Plan.
Aquaculture Financing – Top 3 Aquaculure...
The top three Aquaculure Financing Programs.
The Surfclam
An Introduction to Commercial Shellfishing and the variety of species taken commercially. On this page, learn about Spisula solidissima, the Atlantic Surf Clam.
United Nations FAO - 70 percent% of global fish...
World fish stocks look better according to 2012 UN data.
American Aquaculture
Hoosier state aquaculture quadruples
Apalachicola Bay Declared A Disaster
Bay declared federal failure. Fishery.
New Bedford
The port of New Bedford. Fishery.
Sea Urchin
Introduction to the Sea Urchin. Fishery.
The Giant Pacific Octopus
The Giant Pacific Octopus. Fishery.
A lingcod is not an actual cod.
The Lingcod is neither a ling nor a cod. It is a member of the Pacific greenling family native only to North Pacific waters off the west coast of North America
What is Red Tide?
Karenia brevis, the microorganism that causes red tides, can result in fish kills.
Protecting Bluefins via Longlining
New longlining regs designed to protect bluefin tuna
Introduction to rockweed. Fishery.
Ecosystem Balance
indirect effects of population. Fishery.
Overfishing and acceptable biological catch
Overfishing and acceptable limit definitions
Six Fisheries Receive Disaster Relief Funds
NOAA Fisheries disaster aid set at $75 million, to include salmon, multispecies groundfish, oyster and blue crab fisheries.
Red Snapper Season Opened
Red Snapper Season Opened. Fishery.

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