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

Seafood Watch

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Aquaculture Exchange: Corey Peet

Shrimp farming expert Corey Peet discusses the work of convening multiple stakeholders in Southeast Asia, the role of certification and the dynamics of sustainability challenges confronting marketplace demands. 


Seafood Watch: Criticism of ratings programs outdated

Concerns raised recently by Dr. Claude Boyd may have been accurate a decade ago, but Seafood Watch Science Director Wendy Norden says the program has made significant progress and is indeed encouraging better performance in aquaculture. 


Aquaculture Exchange: Peter Bridson

Peter Bridson, who steered aquaculture research for Seafood Watch and its highly influential marketplace recommendations for six years, now runs his own consultancy, Seagreen Research. He discusses global food security, certification standards and gradually changing perceptions about farmed salmon. 


Yellow Seafood Watch rating opens doors for Maine farmed salmon

Only farmed salmon from four regions in the world have earned a “best choice” or “good alternative” buy ranking from Seafood Watch. Maine-produced product is now an option for retailers and restaurant buyers who follow the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s influential