ASMFC Seeking Proposals for Pilot Projects Focused on Sustainable Aquaculture
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commissions (ASMFC), alongside NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture, issued a Request for proposals (RFP), seeking proposals for regional pilot projects that support sustainable fish farming techniques and regional business practices to grow U.S. domestic seafood.
The scope of the projects is East Coast states from Maine to Florida, and must be located in the marine/estuarine environment.
Here are examples the ASMFC highlighted:
- Research and development related to the production and distribution of shellfish seed stock.
- Finfish, shellfish (other than oyster*), and seaweed farming systems...
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