- 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.