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Online News / E-Newsletter
Online news resource provides comprehensive coverage of the aquaculture and commercial fishing industries,
with topics covered on this site including farm management, health and welfare, breeding and genetics, nutrition,
post-harvest, environment, technology and equipment, aquacultural projects,
and fisheries. All items are available free online, with newsletter
subscription available upon request.
U.S. government site provides extensive coverage of the aquaculture industry, with
content sections for this site including marine aquaculture overview, federal, state,
and local policies and regulations, scientific research and technology projects, regional activities in
the continental U.S. and the Pacific Islands, and international collaborations and agreements.
All information can be viewed free online.
NOAA Office of Science and Technology
Fisheries of the United States
Annual report provides a comprehensive statistical analysis of commercial fisheries in the U.S., with
the aquaculture section providing estimated annual U.S. production
figures in thousands of pounds, metric tons, and thousands of dollars for freshwater
species (e.g., catfish, striped bass, tilapia, trout, crawfish) and marine species (e.g., salmon, clams,
mussels, oysters, shrimp) for the last five years.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Census of Aquaculture
Periodic census conducted by the USDA provides an in-depth statistical analysis of the industry, with data
provided in the census including production and sales by type, species, size category, and state
in dollar value and live weight pounds; freshwater and saltwater acreage used for
production by state; and sources of water and methods used in aquatic organism production
on a national and state level.
U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization
National Sector Overview - United States of America
National fact sheet provides an overview of the aquaculture sector in the U.S., with content sections including
structure and characteristics (e.g., history, employment, farming systems, cultured
species, and production practices); sector performance (e.g., production statistics,
market and trade activity); government regulations; research and training programs; trends and developments;
Comprehensive market research report provides in-depth analysis of the aquaculture industry in the U.S.
and selected other countries, with topics covered in the report including operations
and product overview, market trends, issues, and drivers,
technological innovations and advancements, climate change, pollution, and other
threats and concerns, regulatory issues, and global market perspective.
Technavio / TMR
Global Aquaculture Market
Market research studies provide a detailed analysis of the global market for this product sector, with data
provided in the studies including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., carps, salmon, mollusks,
crustaceans, milkfish, trout, mackerel, sea bream, sea bass, and other products), aquatic
environment (e.g., freshwater, marine water, and brackish water), and key global geographic region.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.