Is Training and Education American Aquaculture’s Achilles Heel?

Is Training and Education American Aquaculture’s Achilles Heel?

There is little doubt that education and training are vital to maintaining a competent aquaculture workforce, and that in turn a competent workforce is essential for the aquaculture industry to prosper. As outlined in a recent technical report from one of the...
American Aquaculture’s Image Makeover is Good for Growth

American Aquaculture’s Image Makeover is Good for Growth

In the USA the public perception of aquaculture has suffered from an image problem over the years. While the industry has taken huge steps to address this, consumers’ understanding of the provenance of farmed fish is still lagging behind, says Aaron Orlowski, writing...
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...