US aquaculture bill reintroduced


A lack of national standards for sustainable offshore aquaculture is holding back the industry in the US

A bipartisan bill to establish national standards for sustainable offshore aquaculture has been reintroduced in the US Senate.

Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss, and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, reintroduced the ‘Understanding of American Aquaculture (AQUAA) act which aims to designate the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency as the lead for marine aquaculture.

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