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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.
Aquaculture – Problems Inherent to...
Problems Inherent to Aquaculture
Aquaculture - What Is Aquaculture?
Over the last decade, aquaculture has gained momentum as a viable method to produce seafood.
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.
Shrimp - The Rock Shrimp
The Rock Shrimp. Fishery.
Aquaculture Facts and Figures
Aquaculture Facts and Figures. Fishery. Page 2.
Clams – The Atlantic Razor, or Jackknife...
The Atlantic Razor, or Jackknife Clam
Rockfish - The Pacific Ocean Perch
The rockfish, a pacific coast species, also known as the pacific ocean perch.
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.
Organic Aquaculture
Can aquaculture be organic? Fishery.
Floating cage systems
Aquaculture using floating oyster cages.
Aquaculture Grants – Top 3 Aquaculure...
The top three federal aquaculture grants.
Commercial Fishing Methods: Fishing with...
Fishing with Drifting Nets. Fishery.
Salmon Aquaculture
Introduction to salmon aquaculture
Certification Pros and Cons
A review of the pros and cons of MSC's sustainable fishing program.
The Atlantic Sea Scallop
The Atlantic Sea Scallop. Fishery.
Scallop Prices
Sea scallop prices. Fishery.
American Aquaculture -The Facts
The Facts about American Aquaculture
The Pacific white shrimp
The Pacific white shrimp. Fishery.
The Dungeness Crab
The Dungeness Crab, Fishery.
Aquaculture – Catfish Aquaculture
Aquaculture – Catfish Aquaculture
Commercial Fishing Organizations
A list of some of the most notable commercial fishing organizations.
Is There a Commercial Market for Cannonball...
The cannonball jellyfish market. Fishery.
Introduction to Crustaceans
A description of crustaceans. Fishery.
Tilapia Farming
Aquacultire - Tilapia farming. Fishery.
The Alaska Pollock
The Alaska Pollock – the Walleye
Catch Shares – The Environmental Defense...
The Environmental Defense Fund and Catch Shares
Commercial Fishing Seasons – Fishing in...
Commercial Fishing Seasons, Fishing in the Fall
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.
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.
Commercial Fishing Methods: Fishing by the...
Trawling is considered to be the most common method of commercial fishing.
Pesticides and Pollution
Pesticides stay in the environment
Introduction to swordfish. Fishery.
The Spiny Dogfish
The Spiny Dogfish. Fishery.
Sustainable Aquaculture
Sustainable Aquaculture. Fishery.
Pacific Whiting – Description of the...
The Pacific Whiting, or Hake. Fishery.
What is red tide, and is it dangerous?
The affects and dangers or red tide can be serious to marine and human health.
Genetic Engineering
Food and Genetic Engineering. Fishery.
Problems with oyster aquaculture
Some of the problems oysters encounter, including parasites and bacteria.
Pacific Halibut
Introduction to the Pacific Halibut
Fukushima and Radiation
Will radiation kill the ocean? Fishery.
Aeration and Aquaculture
The importance of aeration in aquaculture.
The Atlantic Spiny Lobster
The Atlantic spiny lobster. Fishery.
Problems Inhibiting Better U.S. Aquaculture
Problems inhibiting better U.S. aquaculture
Got an Opinion? Write A Column.
Introduction to Commercial Fishing
Aquaculture - Closed Containment
Fully contained aquaculture systems.
The Stone Crab
The stone crab. Fishery.
The Monkfish
Introduction to the Monkfish. Fishery.
The Sea Cucumber
The Sea Cucumber and Fisheries. Fishery.
Frequently Asked Questions About Aquaculture
A primer on aquaculture. 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.
Seafood and General Nutrition
Seafood nutrition and the health benefits of eating seafood.
What is Red Tide?
Karenia brevis, the microorganism that causes red tides, can result in fish kills.
There are hundreds of different types of...
A listing of some of the seaweeds found in the North Atlantic.
All about the bluefish. Fishery.
Pangasius. Fishery.
What is Surimi?
Surimi seafood is ground ingredients with flavor similar to that of crab, shrimp, lobster and other shellfish.
What are algae and seaweed?
A primer on algae and the three types of seaweed.
Kelp and Seaweed
A market for seaweed. Fishery.
NOAA's National Data Buoy Center
Real time wave data. Fishery.
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.
Oyster seeds for restoration of environment
Oyster spat near the Mississippi and Gulf need time to grow due to oil spill.
Atlantic Cod
The Atlantic Cod. Fishery.
Antibiotics found in Asian seafood
Aquaculture contaminants. Fishery.
Atlantic Herring - Introduction to the Atlantic...
Introduction to the Atlantic Herring
What is your favorite seafood?
A list of America's favorite seafood.
Sea Lions
Sea lions impact Columbia River. Fishery.
Red Snapper Commercial Fishery
Red Snapper Commercial Fishery
MSC Evaluated By Third Party
Does data back up their effectiveness?
Rewriting Magnuson-Stevens
Considerations in rewriting the Magnuson-Stevens Act of 2014.
Seafood Watch program
What is Seafood Watch. Fishery.
Aquaculture Organizations
Aquaculture Organizations
NOAA Weather Radio
NOAA Weather Radio. Fishery.
Sustainability Policies – Hannaford...
Hannaford adopts new policy. Fishery.
Aquaculture Financing – Top 3 Aquaculure...
The top three Aquaculure Financing Programs.
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
Aquaculture feed for the future
Investigating a sustainable fish feed for aquaculture using an alternative such as algae.
What's the difference between mahimahi and...
Mahimahi is the Hawaiian common name for dolphinfish, which has absolutely no relation to the mammal dolphin.
How nutritious is seaweed?
Using aquaculture to raise kelp, and having it live alongside other aquacultured species.
The Chesapeake Bay
The Chesapeake Bay watershed. Fishery.
The Commercial Sea Scallop Fishery
Status of the scallop fishery.
Salmon Hatchery Questions & Answers
Salmon Hatchery Questions & Answers
Global Warming and Higher Temperatures
Higher temperatures affect oceans
Introduction to rockweed. Fishery.
Alaskan King Salmon
Alaskan King Salmon. Fishery.
Introduction to the Longfin Squid
Introduction to the Longfin Squid
BP to Pay \$4.5 Billion in Fines
Nov. 2012 Deepwater Horizon fine
The Giant Pacific Octopus
The Giant Pacific Octopus. Fishery.
All about groundfish. Fishery.
Current Aquaculture Revenue
Fish farming revenue 2010 and 2011
The Sablefish
The Sablefish. Fishery.
The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric...
The Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, JIMAR, is affiliated with the University of Hawai’i
Sustainable Seafood – What Is Sustainable...
Sustainable Seafood 101 - An introduction
Red Snapper Season Opened
Red Snapper Season Opened. 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.
The impact of Russian fishing imports
Movement to ban Russian seafood, tied to the Ukraine, gets weak support.
Pacific Cod
The Pacific cod fishery.
Overfishing and acceptable biological catch
Overfishing and acceptable limit definitions
The U.S. Department of Commerce
NOAA and the U.S. Department of Commerce
Fishing Areas
Louisanna fishing areas. Fishery.
Sustainability and Marketing
Is sustainability as marketing scam?
The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
The oil recovery of the Exxon Valdez as of 2010.
Catfish – The Channel catfish
The Channel catfish. Fishery.
Should commercial fishing be stopped in...
National Park Service wants to end commercial fishing in Biscayne National Park, comprised of the bay and reefs between Miami and the Gulf Stream
Pacific harbor seals
Introduction to the Pacific harbor seal
Reusing old seashells to build new shellfish beds
Building artificial reefs using old oyster shells.
The American Lobster
The American Lobster. Fishery.
The Bluefin Tuna
The oft-troubled bluefin tuna, its life and regulation.
The Speckled Trout
Introduction to the speckled trout
Catch Shares – Why Some Say Catch Shares...
Catch Shares, NOAA, National Oceanic Air Administration, overfishing, sustainable fishing
Introduction To The Geoduck
The Geoduck in aquaculture and the wild. The 8-poud King Clam, the Elephant Clam.
Shrimp – What Are Shrimp?
Introduction to shrimp. Fishery.
Sustainable Fisheries - Office of Sustainable...
The Office of Sustainable Fisheries
Buyers and Sellers Exchange
The US northeast's main fish auction.
The Green Crab
The invasive green crab. Fishery.
Aquaculture - Oysters And Aquaculture
Oysters And Aquaculture. Fishery.
Ocean Chemistry
The ocean's changing chemistry. Fishery.
Oyster Restoration
The New Jersey Baykeeper Oyster Restoration Project
BP Oilspill
Timeline of the BP Oil spill. Fishery.
Aquaculture – Common Aquaculture Products
An overview of common aquaculture species.
Draft Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Act
A review of the Dec. 2013 draft Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Act.
Why did Chesapeake female crabs decline?
The Maryland 2014 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey results, which showed declining females at 69 million.
Endangered Species - The Atlantic Sturgeon
Sturgeons declared endangered species.
What is ghost fishing?
Abandoned or lost fishing nets and lobster pots, called ghost fishing, are still a threat to marine life
The rising influence of invasive species on...
The invasive species, the Asian Shore crab.
Federal Disaster Relief Assistance
Federal Disaster Relief Assistance
Will Congress Protect Hatcheries
Federal legislators consider regulations on fish hatcheries to keep them for commercial use.
Sea Urchin
Introduction to the Sea Urchin. Fishery.
A description of the Butterfish.
Stock Assessment
Stock Assessment. Fishery.
What is the FAO and how does it help fisheries?
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations assists in globally managing the world's fisheries and aquaculture.
Aquiculture - The Equipment of Aquaculture
A description of the basic equipment used in Aquaculture.
Marine Protected Areas
Defining marine protected areas. Fishery.
The White Hake
The white hake. Fishery.
MAFMC – The Mid-Atlantic Fishery...
The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.
Commercial Fishing Methods: Fishing with Fixed...
Fishing with Fixed Nets. Fishery.
The House subcommittee on fisheries
An explanation of the House Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
Ecosystem Balance
indirect effects of population. Fishery.
Goliath Grouper
Could the goliath grouper be deregulated?
American Aquaculture
Hoosier state aquaculture quadruples
Aquaculture Choices
Basic aquaculture systems. Fishery.
Catch Shares – Why Some Say Catch Shares...
Why Some Say Catch Shares Do Not Work
Measure 81 – What is Measure 81
Lower Columbia River fishery
Black Sea Bass
All about the black sea bass. Fishery.

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