California Department of Fish and Wildlife Aquaculture Development Committee

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 @ 1:58:00 PM

On November 6th, Co-Chair, Tony Vaught, attended the meeting of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Aquaculture Development Committee. He said it was great to get together with colleagues, academia and public agency staff. The committee is charged with the task of formulating recommendations to be sent to the Director of Fish and Wildlife concerning the current and future state of aquaculture in California. Here is a list of some of the topics discussed:

 

Private Fish stocking

Fee Fishing Lakes

Aquatic Invasive Species

Industry Economic Evaluation

Aquaponics

 

Marine Aquaculture update

California Shellfish Initiative

Offshore Aquaculture

 

Intro to The Departments of Fish & Wildlife Regulation-change process

 

Humboldt State University: presentation by Dr. Rafael Cuevas-Uribe

 

Aquaculture Matters: new online outreach tool (coming soon)

 

California Aquaculture Law Symposium: 13 March 2015 - UCLA

 

Stay tuned for updates on these issues and more.