This series was created to give basic information on what aquaculture is and how to start your own small aquaculture business venture. With these fact sheets, we tried to help answer many of the questions we get when we talk to fishermen or other coastal community members about starting an aquaculture business. Fact sheets include:
The Aquaculture in Shared Waters project is a National Sea Grant funded program to help prepare fishermen to start an aquaculture venture. Support for this project comes from partnerships between the following organizations: University of Maine School of Marine Sciences, Maine Sea Grant, University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Maine Aquaculture Association, Maine Aquaculture Innovation Center, Coastal Enterprises Inc., and the Island Institute.