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A National Strategic Plan for Aquaculture Research, Prepared by the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Subcommittee on Aquaculture, updated February 2022

This plan serves to communicate Federal priorities for research and technology development that will facilitate responsible expansion of domestic aquaculture.  This plan will be foundational for supporting a science-based industry that increases seafood availability, creates jobs, and provides economic and recreational opportunities while providing for the restoration and promotion of healthy aquatic ecosystems.  Federal aquaculture research programs are for the benefit of the American people, inclusive of current and future generations.  This plan identifies critical objectives for strategic goals that will support U.S. aquaculture development through Federal agency and interagency research, science, and technology coordination over a 5-year term.

To read the entire Strategic Plan (pdf; 0.7Mb): 2022 Aquaculture Strategic Research Plan