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The Delaware Aquaculture Resource Center

Aquaculture and the Environment

Sea Grant Marine Advisory Service, College of Earth, Ocean and Environment
Hugh R. Sharp Campus, University of Delaware, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: 302-645-4060 Email: <ewart@udel.edu> Web site: <http://darc.cms.udel.edu>



* Organizations * Issues, Reports and Publications *


This page has been compiled by the Delaware Sea Grant Marine Advisory Service Aquaculture Specialist to provide sources of information on environmental issues associated with aquaculture development and the seafood industry.

Please direct any questions, comments or broken links to:

John W. Ewart
Delaware Aquaculture Resource Center
Sea Grant Marine Advisory Service
College of Earth, Ocean and Environment
Hugh R. Sharp Campus
University of Delaware
700 Pilottown Road
Lewes, DE 19958
Phone: 302-645-4060
Fax: 302-645-4213
Email: <ewart@udel.edu>



Organizations

Government/Research/Technical Information
Aquaculture Network Information Center (AquaNIC)
Aquaflow (European Network for the dissemination of Aquaculture RTD information)
Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA)
Delaware Aquaculture Resource Center (DARC)
DOC/NOAA Aquaculture Information Center
Government Agencies and Government Sources of Information (via <www.seaweb.org>)
United States
Australia
Canada
Chile
New Zealand
Norway
Scotland

United States Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture (JSA)

Joint Subcommittee on Aquaculture (JSA)/USEPA Aquaculture Effluents Task Force

National Sea Grant Library
 

Aquaculture Companies, Industry and Professional Organizations
Aquaculture Association of Canada
American Tilapia Association
Aquafeed.com
Atlantic Salmon of Maine
British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association
Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA)
East Coast Shellfish Growers Association (ECSGA)
European Aquaculture Society (EAS)
Federation of European Fish Producers (FEAP)
Global Aquaculture Alliance
Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center (MAIC)
National Aquaculture Association (NAA)
National Fisheries Institute (NFI)
National Shellfisheries Association (NSA)
Pacific Coast Shellfish Growers Association (PCSGA)
Salmon of the Americas (SOTA)
Society for the Positive Awareness of Aquaculture
United States Aquaculture Society (USAS)
Washington Fish Growers Association (WFGA)
World Aquaculture Society (WAS)

Non-Governmental (NGO) and Conservation Organizations
American Council on Science and Health
Conservation Law Foundation
David Suzuki Foundation
Environmental Defense
Oceana
Ocean Trust
Pew Oceans Commission
SeaWeb
   SeaWeb NGO and Consevation Links
   Resources on Sustainable Aquaculture

Index



Issues, Reports and Publications

Global Assessment of Organic Contaminants in Farmed Salmon   <http://www.pewtrust.org/pdf/salmon_study.pdf>   9 JANUARY 2004 VOL 303 SCIENCE <www.sciencemag.org>

Review of ˇV ˇ§Global Assessment of Organic Contaminants in Farmed Salmonˇ¨, Science 2004. by Charles R. Santerre, PhD; Associate Professor, Foods and Nutrition, Purdue University; Email: <santerre@purdue.edu>; Phone: 765/496-3443.

Farm - Raised Salmon Linked to Pollutants     New York Times Article    January 8, 2004

Farmed salmon, PCBs, Activists, and the Media

Medical, health and food safety experts advise reading past the headlines in the new news about farmed salmon

Aquaculture in the US Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
Development and Testing of an Operational Framework for Offshore Aquaculture in Conjunction with Stakeholders at National and Regional Level - Biliana Cicin-Sain, Director Center for the Study of Marine Policy, Graduate College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware

Aquamedia - a Focus for Accuracy. Developed by the Federation of European Fish Producers (FEAP)

East Coast Shellfish Growers Association (ECSGA) Library

Google.com search: "aquaculture environmental issues"
Google.co search: "aquaculture socio-economic issues"

Murky Waters: Environmental Effects of Aquaculture in the US

National Academy of Sciences Project: Non-Native Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay
National Academy of Sciences Project: Non-Native Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay Final Report

Pew Oceans Commission Report on Marine Aquaculture in the United States: Environmental Impacts and Policy Options

Precautionary Principle- Defining the Precautionary Principle September 2000, Biotechnology in the Global Economy (Harvard) June 2000, Workshop on Globalization and Democratic Governance
Precutionary Tale (Reason.com)
A Canadian Perspective on the Precautionary Approach/the Precautionary Principle

REVIEW OF THE STATE OF WORLD AQUACULTURE FAO Fisheries Circular  No. 886, Rev. 2. Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service, Fishery
Resources Division, FAO Fisheries Department. Rome, 2003

Seafood Guides from the Audubon Society, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Natural Resources Defense Council, Environmental Defense & Chefs Collaborative - Ocean Trust Review January 1, 2001

Salmon Farming and the Environment - Atlantic Salmon of Maine

Salmon Scare Smells Fishy - American Council on Science and Health Editorial

Society for the Positive Awareness of Aquaculture - Myth vs Fact; Reports

Taking the Fish Fright Bait - American Council on Science and Health Editorial

US Aquaculture Society Responses to Industry Issues

USDA Census of Aquaculture

Washington Fish Growers Association Issues Section

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