Americans are eating more fish, but still not enough

Americans are eating more fish, but still not enough

This week is all about turkey. But year round, Americans are making room on their plates for more fish and other seafood. We ate an average of 15.5 pounds of it in 2015, continuing a three-year rise, says a recent report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
Rutgers expands fish farming program in New Jersey

Rutgers expands fish farming program in New Jersey

Aquaculture, the farming of fish and other aquatic organisms, is becoming a major industry in the Garden State with resources and funding from Rutgers. Rutgers has been a key player in the development and expansion of aquaculture throughout New Jersey. The Haskin...
USDA Invests $1.2 Million in Aquaculture Research

USDA Invests $1.2 Million in Aquaculture Research

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced four grants totaling $1.2 million to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture in the United States. These...
Aquaculture to play a key role in global protein production

Aquaculture to play a key role in global protein production

With diminishing habitats, decaying fisheries and an increase in demand for Seafood, aquaculture across the globe is poised to play an important role in the future of food supply. It is unlikely that wild capture fisheries will be able to produce any higher yields in...