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



Images: Bangs Island Mussels in Casco Bay, Maine

This photo slideshow offers a close-up look at what restaurants in Maine and beyond are raving about: Bangs Island Mussels. Six years after purchasing the company from its founder, Matt Moretti says the niche shellfish supplier has expanded its production 


Young aquaponics, aquaculture company gets big boost

Fluid Farms, an aquaponics produce grower in Maine, leans on multi-trophic aquaculture to provide nutrients for its plants. The company is now selling its hybrid striped bass to the local market and, armed with a $50,000 innovation prize that will 

Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture Exchange: Sebastian Belle

The executive director of the Maine Aquaculture Association talks to the Advocate about the diverse and growing industry in his state (oysters, mussels, kelp, eels and salmon) and how aquaculture should be used as a rural development tool.