Maine Aquaculture Association Responds to Inaccurate New York Times Reporting on Net Pen Salmon Farming

Recent reporting in the New York Times on salmon aquaculture paints an incorrect picture of net pen salmon farming. Net pen farming is the most environmentally sustainable animal production on the planet, and our members take great pride in ensuring the welfare of the fish we raise and minimizing the environmental impacts of our operations.

New Aquaculture Apprenticeship Programs Create Pathways Into Industry in Maine

“I’ve done pretty much every job you can do on the farm, so it’s nice to see the full gamut of options,” a Mere Point Oyster Company apprentice said.

Fermented, Raw, Smoked, or Steamed: Celebrate the Holidays with Farmed Seafood from Maine

December 16, 2022 Maine Aquaculture Association

The Maine Aquaculture Association (MAA) reminds us to thank a sea farmer this holiday season and celebrate the holidays with sustainably farmed seafood from Maine.

The Maine Oyster Trail highlights growing industry

September 16, 2021 Sean Murphy, Spectrum News

A new initiative from the Maine Aquaculture Association is aiming to bolster the farmed-raised oyster industry both locally and nationwide.

Maine Aquaculture Supporting Lobster Industry Battle

February 10, 2021 Wiscasset Newspaper

“In the midst of a global pandemic, with the ever-present threats of climate change, gentrification, and unpredictable regulatory changes, Maine’s working waterfronts and our marine industries are in danger of becoming extinct.”