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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.
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.
What Is Aquaculture?
Over the last decade, aquaculture has gained momentum as a viable method to produce seafood.
5 Problems Inherent to Aquaculture
Problems Inherent to Aquaculture
What is the Atlantic Razor (or Jackknife) Clam?
The Atlantic Razor, or Jackknife Clam
Where Can You Find Rock Shrimp?
The Rock Shrimp. Fishery.
Is There a Commercial Market for Cannonball...
The cannonball jellyfish market. Fishery.
Rockfish - The Pacific Ocean Perch
The rockfish, a pacific coast species, also known as the pacific ocean perch.
The Maritime Fishermen's Union
Introduction to The Maritime Fishermen's Union
The Alaska Pollock
The Alaska Pollock – the Walleye
Aquaculture Grants – Top 3 Aquaculure...
The top three federal aquaculture grants.
The Atlantic Sea Scallop
The Atlantic Sea Scallop. Fishery.
Aquaculture – Catfish Aquaculture
Aquaculture – Catfish Aquaculture
American Aquaculture -The Facts
The Facts about American Aquaculture
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.
Buyers and Sellers Exchange
The US northeast's main fish auction.
Frequently Asked Questions About Aquaculture
A primer on aquaculture. Fishery.
What is the Spiny Dogfish?
The Spiny Dogfish. Fishery.
Scallop Prices
Sea scallop prices. Fishery.
Commercial Fishing Methods: Fishing with...
Fishing with Drifting Nets. Fishery.
How do I get a Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant For...
Saltonstall-Kennedy Grants allow fishermen to take part in federal scientific investigations while getting paid.
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.
The Bluefin Tuna
The oft-troubled bluefin tuna, its life and regulation.
Aquaculture – Common Aquaculture Products
An overview of common aquaculture species.
Marine Forecasts – 5 Internet Locations...
Marine Forecasts – 5 Internet Locations For Marine Forecasts
National monuments in the ocean
The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument Expansion proclamation.
Commercial Fishing Seasons – Fishing in...
Commercial Fishing Seasons, Fishing in the Fall
Aquaculture Financing – Top 3 Aquaculure...
The top three Aquaculure Financing Programs.
Aquaculture - Closed Containment
Fully contained aquaculture systems.
Sockeye Salmon, Red Salmon,
Introducing the Sockeye salmon. Fishery.
Organic Aquaculture
Can aquaculture be organic? Fishery.
Atlantic Herring - Introduction to the Atlantic...
Introduction to the Atlantic Herring
Introduction to swordfish. Fishery.
The Dungeness Crab
The Dungeness Crab, Fishery.
Trawl net reduces bycatch
Reducing trawling bycatch by over 50 percent by use of better designed nets.
Tuna Fish In General
Tuna Fish In General. Fishery.
Aquaculture feed for the future
Investigating a sustainable fish feed for aquaculture using an alternative such as algae.
Commercial Fishing Organizations
A list of some of the most notable commercial fishing organizations.
Floating cage systems
Aquaculture using floating oyster cages.
Commercial Fishing Methods: Fishing by the...
Trawling is considered to be the most common method of commercial fishing.
Marine Stewardship Council Criticism
Marine Stewardship Council Criticism
Sustainable Seafood – What Is Sustainable...
Sustainable Seafood 101 - An introduction
Atlantic Cod
The Atlantic Cod. Fishery.
Rewriting Magnuson-Stevens
Considerations in rewriting the Magnuson-Stevens Act of 2014.
The Pacific white shrimp
The Pacific white shrimp. Fishery.
Introduction to Crustaceans
A description of crustaceans. Fishery.
The Sablefish
The Sablefish. Fishery.
Goliath Grouper
Could the goliath grouper be deregulated?
Louisiana Crawfish Rebounds
Southern & Northern shrimp. Fishery.
The American Eel
All about juvenile eels. Fishery.
The Gulf of Mexico
Conditions in the Gulf of Mexico
What is your favorite seafood?
A list of America's favorite seafood.
Aeration and Aquaculture
The importance of aeration in aquaculture.
What are algae and seaweed?
A primer on algae and the three types of seaweed.
Commercial Shellfishing – An Introduction...
The common whelk (Buccinum undatum).
The Sea Cucumber
The Sea Cucumber and Fisheries. Fishery.
Pacific Cod
The Pacific cod fishery.
The American Lobster
The American Lobster. Fishery.
NOAA's National Data Buoy Center
Real time wave data. Fishery.
The Atlantic Spiny Lobster
The Atlantic spiny lobster. Fishery.
Alaskan King Salmon
Alaskan King Salmon. Fishery.
The Blue Mussel
The blue mussel. Fishery.
Got an Opinion? Write A Column.
Introduction to Commercial Fishing
All about the bluefish. Fishery.
What is red tide, and is it dangerous?
The affects and dangers or red tide can be serious to marine and human health.
Aquaculture – Salmon And Aquaculture
Salmon And Aquaculture. Fishery.
The National Marine Fisheries Service
Sea Urchin
Introduction to the Sea Urchin. Fishery.
There are hundreds of different types of...
A listing of some of the seaweeds found in the North Atlantic.
How can algea hurt fish?
Studying algal blooms on the Mississippi River, Great Lakes and Gulf of Mexico.
Federal disaster relief passes
National fishing disaster funding.
A description of the Scup, Stenotomus Chrysops, also known as a Porgy.
Pacific Whiting – Description of the...
The Pacific Whiting, or Hake. Fishery.
Six Fisheries Receive Disaster Relief Funds
NOAA Fisheries disaster aid set at $75 million, to include salmon, multispecies groundfish, oyster and blue crab fisheries.
Fishing Grounds - Long Island Sound
Fishing Long Island Sound. Fishery.
BP to Pay \$4.5 Billion in Fines
Nov. 2012 Deepwater Horizon fine
Commercial Crustaceans
Introduction to Crustaceans. Fishery.
Aquaculture Choices
Basic aquaculture systems. Fishery.
Maine's Cobscook Bay
The Cobscook Bay fishing area in Maine.
Sustainable Aquaculture
Sustainable Aquaculture. Fishery.
The Green Crab
The invasive green crab. Fishery.
The Marine Mammal Protection Act
The Marine Mammal Protection Act
Aquaculture - Oysters And Aquaculture
Oysters And Aquaculture. Fishery.
MAFMC – The Mid-Atlantic Fishery...
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.
Introduction to rockweed. Fishery.
Crustaceans - Red king crabs
Red king crabs. Fishery.
Tilapia Farming
Aquacultire - Tilapia farming. Fishery.
The International Pacific Halibut Commission
The International Pacific Halibut Commission
The Giant Pacific Octopus
The Giant Pacific Octopus. Fishery.
Research Set-Aside Programs
Explaining Set-Aside Programs. Fishery.
Reusing old seashells to build new shellfish beds
Building artificial reefs using old oyster shells.
All about groundfish. Fishery.
Land Based Aquaculture Systems
Land Based Aquaculture Systems. Fishery.
Salmon Aquaculture
Introduction to salmon aquaculture
A description of the Butterfish.
Draft Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Act
A review of the Dec. 2013 draft Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Act.
NEFMC – The New England Fishery...
What is the New England Fishery Management Council?
American Aquaculture
Hoosier state aquaculture quadruples
Saltonstall-Kennedy Act
Fishing grants for 2013, 2014. Fishery.
The windowpane flounder. Fishery.
What is Surimi?
Surimi seafood is ground ingredients with flavor similar to that of crab, shrimp, lobster and other shellfish.
Aquiculture - The Equipment of Aquaculture
A description of the basic equipment used in Aquaculture.
Aquaculture Initiative – NOAA’s...
The new Aquaculture Technology Transfer Initiative is designed to encourage public-private partnerships on projects that advance innovative sustainable practices.
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
Pacific Halibut
Introduction to the Pacific Halibut
Catch Shares – Why Some Say Catch Shares...
Catch Shares, NOAA, National Oceanic Air Administration, overfishing, sustainable fishing
BP Oilspill
Timeline of the BP Oil spill. Fishery.
Aquaculture Organizations
Aquaculture Organizations
The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric...
The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, JIMAR, is affiliated with the University of Hawai’i
What's new in aquaculture research
The national strategic plan for aquaculture research will help NOAA grow aquaculture and fish farming for the future.
Inshore Trawl Surveys
Maine - New Hampshire trawl survey general information.
What's the difference between mahimahi and...
Mahimahi is the Hawaiian common name for dolphinfish, which has absolutely no relation to the mammal dolphin.
The Stone Crab
The stone crab. Fishery.
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
ASMFC - Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
The American Lobster Fishery
The American Lobster Fishery
NOAA Law Enforcement Proven Corrupt
NOAA Law Enforcement Corruption. 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.
Georges Bank
An Introduction to Georges Bank. Fishery.
Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration
MSC Evaluated By Third Party
Does data back up their effectiveness?
The impact of Russian fishing imports
Movement to ban Russian seafood, tied to the Ukraine, gets weak support.
Current Aquaculture Revenue
Fish farming revenue 2010 and 2011
Why Some Say Catch Shares Do Not Work
Why Some Say Catch Shares Do Not Work
U.S. Seafood Declines Over Last Decade
Fisheries economics, landings and prices impact demand and supply in the United States.
How nutritious is seaweed?
Using aquaculture to raise kelp, and having it live alongside other aquacultured species.
Overfishing and acceptable biological catch
Overfishing and acceptable limit definitions
Oyster seeds for restoration of environment
Oyster spat near the Mississippi and Gulf need time to grow due to oil spill.
Aquaculture in Canada
Aquaculture in Canada. Fishery.
Wind Turbines – Cape Wind
The Cape Wind Turbines. Fishery.
Catfish – The Channel catfish
The Channel catfish. Fishery.
The Horseshoe Crab
Introduction to the Horseshoe Crab
The Difference Between Farmed vs. Fresh Fish
Recent studies see little difference between wild versus fresh salmon.
The cobia is known by many names.
Cobia is also called the crabeater, sergeantfish, ling, cabio, cubby yew and lemonfish. It is a highly valued seafood species.
What is Red Tide?
Karenia brevis, the microorganism that causes red tides, can result in fish kills.
The Maryland Crab
The Maryland Crab. Fishery.

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