Science Briefing by AFS and NOAA Focuses

(06/12/19)

on Marine Aquaculture Myth Busting

Capitol Hill Ocean Week, an annual week of ocean advocacy organized by the Marine Marine Sanctuary Foundation, presented an opportunity for the American Fisheries Society (AFS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to bring congressional staffers and environmental organizations together for “Mythbusting Marine Aquaculture,” a science-focused briefing in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center on June 6.
 
The briefing featured five experts in various aquaculture disciplines to highlight the advances in science, technology, and best management practices that have reduced the environmental footprint and increased the sustainability of marine aquaculture.

Experts challenged outdated perceptions on the use of antibiotics, sustainability of using fish meal and fish oils for feeds, water quality impacts and degradation of the seafloor, effect of.................................................


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