by Washington State, Dept. of Trade and Economic Development in Olympia, WA (101 General Administration Bldg., Mail Stop AX-13, Olympia 98504-0613) .
Written in English
|Statement||by Daniel C. Inveen.|
|Contributions||Washington (State). Dept. of Trade and Economic Development.|
|LC Classifications||HD9457.W3 I68 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii leaves, 42 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||42|
|LC Control Number||87623301|
Inspired by this national initiative, the Washington State Shellfish Initiative was the first partnership of federal and state agencies, tribes, the shellfish industry, and the restoration community to restore and expand shellfish resources to promote shellfish aquaculture and create family-wage jobs. Non Technical Summary Aquaculture is an important industry in Washington and Idaho, accounting for ~13% of the US total. USDA farmgate statistics show Idaho aquaculture revenues of about $55 million, almost all as trout. Washington's aquaculture was worth about $ million, with shellfish accounting for about half of the revenue. NOAA National Sea Grant office announced today a suite of federal funding awards in aquaculture, with three of them going to Washington Sea Grant. The four awards, totaling $1,,, will support aquaculture research projects and collaborative programs aimed at advancing sustainable aquaculture in . Goals / Objectives The purpose of this initiative is to establish a comprehensive research and outreach program at the Northwest Center for Aquaculture Research and Education jointly operated by Washington State University and the University of Idaho. The program addresses constraints limiting the aquaculture industry in the US Pacific Northwest. Rainbow trout are the particular focus of the.
Coastal farming and ocean ranching of marine fish, shellfish, crustaceans, and seaweed are a major and growing industry worldwide. In the United States, freshwater aquaculture is rapidly becoming a significant commercial activity; however, marine aquaculture has lagged behind. The purpose of this initiative is to establish a comprehensive research and outreach program at the Northwest Center for Aquaculture Research and Education jointly operated by Washington State University and the University of Idaho. The program addresses constraints limiting the aquaculture industry in the US Pacific Northwest. Rainbow trout are the particular focus of the initiative; but. Aquaculture (less commonly spelled aquiculture), also known as aquafarming, is the farming of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatic plants, algae, and other lture involves cultivating freshwater and saltwater populations under controlled conditions, and can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is the harvesting of wild fish. Aquaculture Data and Statistics. A variety of data and statistical reports have been published to examines the U.S. aquaculture industry, including production, inventory, sales, prices, inputs, and trade of catfish, trout, tilapia, salmon, mollusks, crawfish, shrimp, ornamental fish and new species. Census of Aquaculture; Aquaculture Outlook.
In , nearly five billion dollars of economic benefit was produced directly by the state’s wine industry. Nea jobs in the state – or one-percent of the state’s total employment – are based on the wine industry, The state is now home to more than wineries and . The aquaculture of salmonids is the farming and harvesting of salmonids under controlled conditions for both commercial and recreational purposes. Salmonids (particularly salmon and rainbow trout), along with carp, and tilapia are the three most important fish species in aquaculture. The most commonly commercially farmed salmonid is the Atlantic the U.S. Chinook salmon and rainbow. Rainbow trout are the second largest finfish industry in the U.S. This project addresses a number of important issues related to the successful culture of rainbow trout and the viability of the aquaculture industry in the Pacific Northwest. Funding and Fellowships NOAA Sea Grant National Aquaculture Funding Opportunity – Request for Proposals. WSG is requesting proposals for one- to three-year projects addressing economic and market needs of the U.S. Aquaculture Industry from investigators at academic, research and education institutions throughout the state of Washington.