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  • NOAA Fisheries Celebrates Aquaculture Week

    NOAA Fisheries Celebrates Aquaculture Week

    Sep 25: Join us as we celebrate Aquaculture Week, September 25-29, 2017.

  • Momentum Grows for Aquaculture in the U.S.

    Momentum Grows for Aquaculture in the U.S.

    Sept 25: Join us as we celebrate Aquaculture Week from September 25-29 and learn how we're supporting aquaculture activities around the United States.

  • Nutrient Approval Is Victory for U.S. Fish Farmers

    Nutrient Approval Is Victory for U.S. Fish Farmers

    Mar 6: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved an ingredient for fish feed that provides fish farmers with more options and reduces our nation’s reliance on feed made of other fish. The ingredient is called taurine.

  • Nutrient Approval is Victory for U.S. Fish Farmers

    Nutrient Approval is Victory for U.S. Fish Farmers

    Feb 9: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved an ingredient for fish feed that provides fish farmers with more options and reduces our nation’s reliance on feed made of other fish. The ingredient is called taurine.

  • Scientist and Farmer Grow Better Bivalves Together

    Scientist and Farmer Grow Better Bivalves Together

    Feb 3: An unlikely partnership between a scientist and a fisherman makes a successful duo not only in the half-shell market, but also in ecological restoration.

  • Raw Bar 101: Oysters for Beginners

    Raw Bar 101: Oysters for Beginners

    Oct 19: With oyster aquaculture production on the rise in many regions of the United States, more and more people are finding themselves at oyster bars.

  • NOAA Expands Opportunities for U.S. Aquaculture

    NOAA Expands Opportunities for U.S. Aquaculture

    Jan 11: NOAA published a final rule implementing our nation’s first regional regulatory program for offshore aquaculture in federal waters, expanding opportunities for U.S. aquaculture and opening the door for U.S. seafood farming in the open ocean.

  • Aquaculture Moves Offshore and Into the Future

    Aquaculture Moves Offshore and Into the Future

    Jan 11: An interview with Dr. Michael Rubino, director of the NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture

  • Video: Restoring Native Shellfish

    Video: Restoring Native Shellfish

    Oct 30: The Olympia oyster is the only oyster species native to the Pacific Northwest coast of the U.S. Populations are down and habitat is depleted for these oysters. A new native shellfish hatchery has come online to help recover their populations.

  • Join Us for a Reddit AUA on Shellfish Aquaculture

    Join Us for a Reddit AUA on Shellfish Aquaculture

    Oct 14: Did you know that shellfish aquaculture could help our bays and estuaries? Find out how and ask NOAA scientists Julie Rose and Suzanne Bricker questions about the hidden powers of shellfish 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST on Monday, October 19th. 

  • Video: Meet a Chesapeake Oyster Farmer

    Video: Meet a Chesapeake Oyster Farmer

    Sep 25: Watch our video and meet Johnny Shockley, a Chesapeake oyster farmer.

  • NOAA Aquaculture Research Interactive Map

    NOAA Aquaculture Research Interactive Map

    Sept 24: Our new interactive map depicts a comprehensive selection of aquaculture research projects carried out by NOAA scientists around the country. See how our research covers the breadth of aquaculture.

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