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We’re no longer nomads, so we should farm more fish

Phil Walsh
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Combing through history, seafood industry veteran Phil Walsh combs finds no reason to restrict aquaculture Shutterstock image. Photo by Kosin Sukham.   Around 12 thousand years ago a group of Homo sapiens departed Africa, where the species first appeared 150 thousand or so years earlier, and found their way to a region we now know as…

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  • Phil Walsh

    Phil Walsh

    In addition to directing nationally recognized seafood programs at Kings Supermarkets, Harris Teeter Supermarkets and Stop & Shop Supermarkets, where he pioneered retail sustainability programs in 2000 by partnering with the New England Aquarium, Phil Walsh introduced successful fresh seafood programs at Porky Products, Inc., DiCarlo Foods and Ritter Sysco Foodservices, New York Metro’s dominant protein distributors. He now serves as VP of Growth at the Alfa Gamma Group in Miami. Walsh teaches a graduate course in seafood marketing at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, and authored Isle of Shoals in 2013, a novel detailing the evolution of the seafood industry since 1965.