Economics of aquaculture united states aquaculture is the fastest growing agricultural industry in the united states in 1990, there were over 100 species cultured eight species accounted for approximately 70% of total culture, with over 3400 aquaculture operations in the united states. Fisheries economics of the united states, 2015 may 10, 2017 the annual fisheries economics of the united states report provides economic information related to us commercial and recreational fishing activities and fishing-related industries. Economic analysis of working waterfronts in the united states executive summary waterfront communities in the united states, whether rural or urban, recreational or industrialized, have been subject to economic, technological, ecological, and demographic changes that challenge their continued existence or development.
View all notes from a technical perspective, salmon farming in alaska might be one of the best aquaculture opportunities in the united states: salmon farming uses proven technology, the united states imports huge quantities of farmed salmon, and southeast alaskan waters are similar to those where salmon is raised in british columbia, chile, and norway. Fisheries of the united states, published each fall, has been produced in its various forms for more than 100 years it is the noaa fisheries yearbook of fishery statistics for the united states it provides a snapshot of data, primarily at the national level, on us.
If new management regimes are put in place for aquaculture in the united states and if the number of aquaculture farms grows, public attitudes are likely to shift as the economic logic and advantages of exclusive use rights become more apparent. Canadian journal of agricultural economics/revue canadienne d'agroeconomie explore this journal explore this journal seasonal and spatial variations in demand for and elasticities of fish products in the united states: an analysis based on market-level scanner data authors.
Offshore aquaculture industry in the united states and the role such an industry might play in helping to meet global demand for seafood, alternative energy, and other sustainable uses of the ocean it is important to note that much of the analysis in this study, although limited to offshore aquaculture, applies to all us aquaculture. Aquaculture is defined by the fao as “the farming of aquatic organisms, including fish, molluscs, crustaceans, and aquatic plants farming implies some form of. The united states produced $13 billion worth of aquaculture seafood in 2014 the top us marine aquaculture species were oysters ($169 million), clams ($121 million), and atlantic salmon ($76 million. The total economic contribution of commercial catfish production in the united states in 2016 amounted to $8711 million (figure 1) commercial catfish production created 8,004 jobs and generated labor income amounting to $211 million in the united states economy figure 1. Aquaculture in the united states is a diverse industry which includes production of a variety of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, and plants total estimated us aquaculture production in 1992 was.
Overview of aquaculture in the united states 1miscellaneous includes ornamental fish, alligators, algae, aquatic plants, hybrid striped bass, tilapia,and others. The political economics of marine aquaculture in the united states gunnar knapp institute of social and economic research, university of alaska anchorage, anchorage, alaska & michael c rubino national marine fisheries service, national oceanic and atmospheric administration, silver spring, maryland, usa correspondence [email protected]
Although aquaponics is not a new technology, the interest in growing fish and plants in an integrated, indoor system has grown rapidly in recent years this factsheet presents an analysis of aquaponic systems, including economic considerations, production cost estimates, and the economic feasibility of aquaponics in the united states. 1 the political economics of united states marine aquaculture gunnar knapp＊ 水研センター研報，第35号，1－ ，平成23年 bull fish.