The mission of the Office of Aquaculture is to foster marine aquaculture that creates employment and business opportunities in coastal communities; provides safe, sustainable seafood; and supports healthy ocean populations and ecosystems.
Aquaculture is one of a range of technologies needed to meet increasing global demand for seafood, support commercial and recreational fisheries, and restore species and marine habitat.
Film on Alaska King Crab Release Project
A film on the red king crab release project led by NOAA and partners was a winner at the Alaska Ocean Observing System film contest. Read More . . .
Seaweed in the Spotlight
A new collaborative project with Puget Sound Restoration Fund, NOAA and partners will investigate seaweed farming as a method to mitigate ocean acidification. Read More . . .
Growing Arctic Cod
Scientists at NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center are successfully spawning and rearing Arctic Cod in captivity. Read More . . .
NOAA & Canada Partner on Aquaculture
NOAA is announcing a new partnership with the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans on regulation of marine aquaculture. Read More . . .
Aquaculture SK Grants Recommended
NOAA is recommending $4.8 million for 16 aquaculture projects under the Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program. Read More . . .
- CT's Senator Murphy visits NOAA's Milford lab
- NOAA's Milford lab critical to shellfish industry
- An everything guide to eating & farming shellfish
- The truth about tilapia
- New report highlights aquaculture sustainability improvements
- Discussing net-pen aquaculture in the Great Lakes
- The ecosystem services of shellfish
- Marine Fisheries Advisory Council (MAFAC) Nominations
- NOAA Releases Two New Grant Opportunities for Resilience
- NIFA Releases Request for Applications for 2015 Special Grants Program - Aquaculture Research
- NC and VA Sea Grants Offer Marine Finfish Aquaculture Workshop
- NOAA Sea Grant Announces 2015 Aquaculture Extension & Technology Transfer Competition