Study: Policies restrict aquaculture in productive waters

Study: Policies restrict aquaculture in productive waters

Marine aquaculture will expand, but the quality and location of this growth will depend on sound governance, researcher says

Five countries produce one-third of the bony fish consumed by the world population; none of these five can lay claim to the most productive marine habitat. But government policy, according to a new study, prevents aquaculture from expanding into more productive countries, including the U.S.