News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

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GOAL video: Breaking down farmed shrimp certification standards

There are similarities and differences between the various aquaculture certification programs but until recently there has been little publicly available analysis to document those points. Michael Tlusty, director of ocean sustainability science at the New England Aquarium, provided it at 


Aquaculture certification steers to zone management

Zone management is an emerging field of interest among industry stakeholders. Experts say it will aid in controlling diseases and in determining carrying capacities. We take a closer look at the management tool’s potential. 


The value of aquaculture certification

Many consumers look for an eco-label or rely on a trusted retailer or restaurant to identify sustainable seafood. Certification programs convey this assurance by providing consistent information about the origins, food safety and environmental credentials of seafood.