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Monday, April 10, 2017

New Film Highlights Importance of Marine Aquaculture

New Film Highlights Importance of Marine Aquaculture

Perspectives on Marine Aquaculture in California and the U.S. is a short film produced by the Aquarium of the Pacific and its Seafood for the Future program that features prominent scientists and experts on the topic of marine aquaculture in California and the U.S. In this film the experts discuss marine aquaculture’s role in the global food supply and as a conservation tool, the state of domestic marine aquaculture, and the future of marine aquaculture in the U.S. and California. Experts featured are: Steven D. Gaines, PhD (Bren School of Environmental Science and Management); Peter Kareiva, PhD (UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability); Don Kent, (Hubbs SeaWorld Research Institute); Sam King (King’s Seafood Company); Paul Olin, PhD (California Sea Grant, Scripps Institution of Oceanography); Michael B. Rust, PhD (NOAA Fisheries Office of Aquaculture); and Christy Walton (Cuna Del Mar).

Aquaculture | Local Seafood | Sustainability

Friday, February 03, 2017

Marine Aquaculture Story Map

Marine Aquaculture Story Map

Seafood for the Future Map Helps Users Explore Marine Aquaculture in California and the U.S.

Have you ever wondered where all the fish farms are located off the shores of California and the U.S.? Marine aquaculture is the farming of fish and other seafood in ocean waters. This industry is likely to play an increasing role in our future food system in this country and around the world. If you want to find out more about what it takes to farm seafood, which species are farmed in which areas, and more details, Seafood for the Future has created a new tool to help the public learn more.

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Friday, December 02, 2016

Seafood for the Holidays

Seafood for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to loosen our belts and get ready for large holiday feasts. It’s a great time to flex your seafood palate. There are plenty of reasons to eat more seafood. It is among the healthiest proteins on the planet! Research has shown that eating more seafood is good for your health. Seafood can also be produced with fewer environmental impacts compared to beef, pork, and chicken. Here are some environmentally responsible seafood options to add a healthy dose of protein and Omega-3s to your holiday spread.

Local Fishermen | Local Seafood | Sustainability

Monday, July 25, 2016

Whale Entanglements in California

How fishermen and state, federal, and nongovernmental agencies are working together to address this complex issue

While whale entanglements are not new to California, over the past few years entanglements have increased significantly, with 2015 seeing the highest number of recorded incidents according to NOAA Fisheries. Collaborative efforts that include fishermen, scientists, fishery managers, and conservation organizations are underway to address this complex issue.

Local Seafood | Sustainability

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Fish Story: Making the Case for Marine Aquaculture in California

Dr. Jerry Schubel, president of the Aquarium of the Pacific, presents “Fish Story”, a short film about the potential of offshore marine aquaculture in the United States and its implications for ocean conservation.

Fish Story screen shot

Health | Local Seafood | Recipes

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Treat your Sweetheart to Heart-Healthy Seafood this Valentine’s Day!

Treat your Sweetheart to Heart-Healthy Seafood this Valentine’s Day! Whether you decide to make your Valentine’s Day dinner simple yet delicious or fancy and decadent, make sure to treat your sweetheart to an extra special and heart-healthy meal by incorporating seafood!

Local Seafood | Recipes

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Serving Seafood on Turkey Day

Serving Seafood on Turkey Day With Thanksgiving just days away we have compiled some fantastic ways to add healthy seafood to the holiday menu without compromising the rich flavors of the season!

Health | Local Seafood

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

California Crab Closure: Alternatives for the Holidays

California Crab Closure: Alternatives for the Holidays Eating crab during the holidays is a delicious and nutritious tradition. Unfortunately, due to high levels of domoic acid, a neurotoxic, found in Dungeness and rock crabs off of California, the California commercial and recreational crab fishing season has been delayed. Learn more about some in-season alternative crab options from responsibly-managed U.S. fisheries.

Local Seafood | Recipes

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

National Clam Chowder Day

National Clam Chowder Day February 25 is National Clam Chowder Day! Clams are on SFF's Gold List and are a responsible seafood choice. So celebrate the day with your favorite chowder!

Health | Local Seafood | Kim Thompson

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Reel in Your Valentine

Reel in Your Valentine The Aquarium of the Pacific’s Seafood for the Future program invites you to capture your valentine’s heart - with seafood! Here are some reasons seafood should be part of your Valentine’s Day this year.

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