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        Aquaculture Industry Profile

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        Excerpt from Aquaculture Industry Profile

        Companies in this industry raise fish, shellfish, other aquatic animals, or aquatic plants. No major companies dominate the industry.

        Globally, aquaculture supplies more than half of all seafood produced for human consumption. Led by China, the Asia/Pacific region dominates worldwide aquaculture production.

        The US aquaculture industry includes about 3,000 farms and has produced 5.2 million tons of fish in 2018, with a value of about $7 billion (17% came from aquaculture and 83% came from fisheries).

        Fishing in natural aquatic habitats is covered in the Commercial Fishing profile. Processing of both farmed and wild-caught fish is covered in the Seafood Processing profile.

        COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

        Demand is driven primarily by trends in fish consumption. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and protecting fish stock from death and disease. Large companies have advantages in vertically integrating operations from breeding to processing and packaging. Small farms, typically those that are family-owned, can compete effectively by specializing in unusual and high-end products or offering onsite fishing.

        PRODUCTS, OPERATIONS & TECHNOLOGY

        Key global products include carp, salmon, trout, tuna, shrimp, and mollusks such as squid, clams, and oysters. Major US products include catfish; mollusks, such as clams and oysters; and crawfish. Other products include shrimp, salmon, striped bass, and tilapia. Some farms specialize in fee-fishing, allowing fishing enthusiasts to catch and pay for pond-caught fish.

        Farm-raised catfish are grown in open freshwater production systems, typically earthen ponds fed by ...

         
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