- May 28, 2022
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Economy
Aquaculture is an increasingly important source of safe, nutritious, and sustainable seafood for people worldwide. Globally, aquaculture production must double by 2030 to keep pace with demand. These increases in demand for aquaculture products, food security considerations, and job creation have generated an increased need for skilled workers.
Discover how you can be part of this rapidly expanding industry.
As defined by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), aquaculture is, “the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of fish, shellfish, algae, and other organisms in all types of water environments.” One of AltaSea’s tenants, Pacific6, holds the permit for the first offshore aquaculture facility in US Federal waters.
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