BAP Releases Video Featuring RAS Branzino Farm

As part of its producer spotlight initiative, the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) program released a new video featuring BAP-certified producer Ideal Fish.

BAP Certification Program Grows 15 Percent in 2019

January 22, 2020 Global Aquaculture Alliance

The industry-leading Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program grew more than 15 percent in 2019, ending the year with 2,681 BAP-certified facilities in 39 countries, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in mid-January.

First for BAP: Sea Cucumber Producer in China Earns Certification

December 27, 2019 Global Aquaculture Alliance

Bangchuidao is one of the first companies to convert traditional sea cucumber wild harvest into farming. By owning and developing the entire production chain, the company has been nationally recognized in China by the National Leading Enterprise of Agriculture Industrialization as leaders in developing sea cucumber farming practices.

GSSI Approves ‘Continued Recognition’ of BAP Finfish & Crustacean Farm Standards, Salmon Farm Standards

November 7, 2019 Global Aquaculture Alliance

Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) on Oct. 28 announced that the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program has been recommended for continued recognition for its Finfish & Crustacean Farm Standards (Issue 2.4) and its Salmon Farm Standards (Issue 2.3) following the completion of GSSI’s Monitoring of Continued Alignment procedure.

Finger Lakes Fish’s LocalCoho is World’s First RAS Coho Salmon Farm to be Awarded BAP

October 25, 2019 Global Aquaculture Alliance

Congratulations to Finger Lakes Fish Inc., the world’s first recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) coho salmon farm to be awarded Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification, the Global Aquaculture Alliance announced in early October.