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

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Innovation & Investment

GOAL 2017 recap: The aquaculture opportunity has hurdles to clear

The great aquaculture opportunity – assuming responsibility as a reliable and predictable source of nutrition for a growing global population – would be better accomplished with a greater sense of confidence, according to keynote speaker Pearse Lyons. 

Intelligence

Telling aquaculture’s story, with every sale

In his latest piece for the Advocate, industry veteran Phil Walsh, VP of Growth for Alfa Gamma Seafood Group in Miami, says aquaculture stakeholders should seize every opportunity to promote their products’ positive attributes in the face of stiff opposition. 

Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture Exchange: Melanie Siggs, part 2

In the conclusion of a two-part interview, independent advisor Melanie Siggs talks to the Advocate about consumer perceptions of aquaculture, and many roles that NGOs fill and her hopes for the Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative and its work with certification 

Intelligence

Consumer survey explores farmed, wild seafood perceptions

What do shoppers really think about farmed and wild seafood? Commissioned by The Fishin’ Co. and the Global Aquaculture Alliance, an extensive survey conducted earlier this year sought to determine the key drivers in consumers’ seafood purchasing habits and their