Aquaculture Business Development Program Enters Second Year

Growing mussels, oysters or seaweed can add a new source income. These small-scale aquaculture businesses add to the resiliency of fishing communities. Through our Aquaculture Business Development (ABD) program, the Island Institute is working to help fishermen and people from fishing communities diversify into shellfish or seaweed aquaculture.
Featured Resources

June 30, 2016

This document provides contextual information about the lobster fishery and outlines some common concerns that fishermen have when they are facing changing ocean uses, in order to inform ocean planning efforts.

July 7, 2016

A  series of fact sheets to help fishermen and coastal community members answer common questions about starting an aquaculture business.