A Look Into Aquaculture in the United States Through USDA’s 2018 Fish Farming Census
Just before the New Year, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released the 2018 Census of Aquaculture. The document dives deep into the aquaculture industry in the United States.
The USDA collected information relating to production methods, surface water acres and sources, production sales point of first sale outlets, and aquaculture distributed for restoration, conservation, enhancement, or recreational purposes.
In the United States, aquaculture generated $1.5 billion in 2018, just over a 10 percent increase from 2013. The number of fish farms in the...Full Story »