Massachusetts, Rhode Island Fish Farm Friendly
Elsewhere in the U.S. However, Aquiculture Ventures Face Greater Skepticism, Regulatory Hurdles
Across America, since the 1970s and the first catfish production industry in the South, aquaculture activity has been met with much public skepticism and strict regulatory oversight, favoring to limit rather than grow. Primarily, the skepticism and current state regulating structure stem from three arching factors that come “built-in” to the nature of aquaculture; they are Environmental, Social, and Economic concerns.