NOAA Fisheries Selects Alaska to Begin Aquaculture Opportunity Area Identification
NOAA Fisheries has chosen Alaska as the next region in which to look for Aquaculture Opportunity Areas.
An Aquaculture Opportunity Area is a defined geographic area that NOAA has determined to be environmentally, socially, and economically appropriate to support multiple commercial aquaculture operations. NOAA also evaluates these areas through both spatial analysis and the National Environmental Policy Act process. Sustainable marine aquaculture-also referred to in Alaska as mariculture-currently helps support Alaska's blue economy, contributing to sustainable seafood, and local economies.
The effort to identify Aquaculture...
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