ASC’s First Monitoring & Evaluation Report Shows Impact of Certified Responsible Aquaculture

ASC has published its first Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) report, demonstrating for the first time the impact of certified responsible aquaculture, including clear improvements in the environmental performance of salmon farms in Norway, Canada and Chile, and shrimp farms in Vietnam.

Multi-Million Dollar Grant Funds Study of Great Lakes Aquaculture

A million-dollar grant to study aquaculture aims to boost the number of fish farms in the Great Lakes region.

Conservation Group Challenging Cooke Aquaculture for Area Leases

July 20, 2020 Radio Pacific

As the 15-year leases held by Cooke Aquaculture to operate net pen facilities in Port Angeles Harbor and elsewhere in the Puget Sound approach their expiration date, a conservation group has formally submitted a proposal to lease those same sites themselves and restore them for public use.

First Red Sea Bream Aquaculture Improvement Project (AIP) in Japan Launched Aiming for ASC Certification in 2021

Seafood Legacy Co., Ltd., Kumamoto Seawater Culture Fisheries Cooperative and Urata Suisan Co., Ltd. have launched Japan’s first red sea bream (madai​) Aquaculture Improvement Project.

Trump Order Could Allow Floating Fish Farms in the Gulf of Mexico

An executive order by President Donald Trump could pave the way for fish farming in the Gulf of Mexico and other marine waters, potentially disrupting fragile ecosystems but broadening markets for the seafood industry.