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Founded in 1997, the Global Aquaculture Alliance is an international non-governmental organization dedicated to advocacy, education and leadership in responsible aquaculture.

We uphold and engage stakeholders worldwide who are dedicated to advancing environmentally and socially responsible aquaculture practices. Through the development of our Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification standards, GAA has become the leading standards-setting organization for aquaculture seafood.

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Aerial view of an aquaculture farm in New Zealand
62% of food fish will come from aquaculture by 2030

Shipping Up To Boston: GAA’s Presence Felt At SENA

[slides] The Global Aquaculture Alliance heightened its presence at Seafood Expo North America (SENA) this year in recognition of the organization’s 20th anniversary. This year, SENA, North America’s largest seafood trade show, featured 1,348 exhibiting companies from 53 countries, taking place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) from March 19 to 21. GAA’s […]

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Non-invasive diagnostic tool developed for shrimp disease EMS

The presence of AHPND-Vibrio parahaemolyticus can be detected both in fecal DNA samples and in the enriched bacterial broth with samples of enrichment broth showing increased sensitivity.

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To meet the world's seafood needs aquaculture production will need to increase by 44.6 million metric tons.

Our invitation to the public to hear the personal side of aquaculture.

Fish, faces, and farms have stories to tell. Aquaculture is essential to the future of food—we want to make sure the voices involved are heard.

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