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  • Probiotics on the Shellfish Farm - Jun 23: NOAA Fisheries scientists are developing a new, environmentally friendly technology to increase yields at oyster hatcheries.
  • New Plan Released for Federal Aquaculture Research - Jun 17: The White Houses' Office of Science and Technology Policy has released its National Strategic Plan for Federal Aquaculture Research which includes a clear role for NOAA in advancing aquaculture research.
  • Marine Aquaculture: A Promising Future - Nov 7: Marine aquaculture creates new opportunities for commercial fishermen who are beginning to look to aquaculture as a complement to their fishing activities.
  • Feeds of the Future - Nov 5: Learn how researchers from NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are developing plant-based feeds with the right balance of proteins to replace fishmeal in aquaculture operations.
  • 10 Myths about Marine Aquaculture - Nov 5: Do you know aquaculture fact from fiction? We dispel some common myths about marine aquaculture.
  • Get to Know Your Seafood From Ocean to Plate - Oct 29: Get to know your seafood from ocean to plate. Our video explores the journey your seafood makes to get to your plate.
  • New Video—Exploring U.S. Aquaculture - Sept 20: What's aquaculture like in the United States? Watch this video to find out.
  • Scientists Develop Alternative Aquaculture Feeds - Sept 20: Researchers from NOAA and the US Department of Agriculture have been working on sustainable ingredients for fish feed. A report released this month, The Future of Aquafeeds, details their progress.
  • Aquaculture Techniques Help Conserve White Abalone - Aug 27: A captive breeding program for endangered white abalone uses aquaculture techniques to establish a self-sustaining white abalone population in the wild.
  • Marine Aquaculture Critical to Seafood Supply - Aug 21: Fostering the development of marine aquaculture helps to supply safe seafood for people, support domestic wild fisheries, preserve and rebuild threatened and endangered species, and restore marine habitat.
  • New Technology Helps Predict Harmful Algal Blooms - Aug 8: NOAA scientists use advanced technology to predict harmful algal blooms and provide warnings to aquaculture and other businesses.
  • Gloucester Mussel Farming Project Underway - Aug 6: NOAA Fisheries provided a grant earlier this year to support a mussel farm in federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts to engage local fishermen in aquaculture.
  • New Initiative to Support Puget Sound Shellfish - Dec 9: Washington State Governor Chris Gregoire today unveiled the Washington Shellfish Initiative, a collaborative effort to restore and expand Washington’s shellfish resources and promote clean-water commerce and jobs.
  • Meet Bill Dewey, Shellfish Farmer - Dec 8: This month, as part of NOAA’s Voices from the Waterfront series, we feature Bill Dewey of Taylor Shellfish Farms in Shelton, Washington.Take a look at the unique role aquaculture plays in the local culture and economy.