Diver inspects aquaculture vessel for farming cobia off the coast of Puerto Rico.

New study evaluates potential for ocean farming

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have just published one of the first comprehensive global evaluations of the potential for sustainable aquaculture under current governance, policy and investment regimes.  

Their study, published in the journal Marine Policy, found that marine aquaculture is a rapidly growing industry that presents both opportunities and risks for the environment and society.