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NCCOS Hosts Korea–U.S. Exchange on Aquaculture

Signing ceremony for the Seventh Meeting of the Korea–U.S. Joint Coordination Panel for Aquaculture Cooperation.

Signing ceremony for the Seventh Meeting of the Korea–U.S. Joint Coordination Panel for Aquaculture Cooperation. Seated in front: Dr. Jeong-In Myeong, Korea Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Dr. Gene Kim, NOAA Sea Grant. Back row from left to right, Dr. James Morris, NCCOS, Ms. Kyeong-Ah Lee, Korea Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Dr. Shin-Kwon Kim, Korea Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Ken Lang, NOAA Sea Grant, Dr. John Colt, NOAA Fisheries, and Dr. Ken Riley, NCCOS.

The seventh meeting of the Korea–U.S. Joint Coordination Panel for Aquaculture Cooperation was held at NOAA’s Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research in Beaufort, N.C. on May 20–24, 2014. The panel was composed of aquaculture experts from Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, NOAA Sea Grant, NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service, and NCCOS.

Panelists were charged with managing a portfolio of research and technology exchanges, including: aquaculture feeds, integrated multi-trophic aquaculture, oyster aquaculture, impacts of harmful algal blooms on fish and shellfish physiology, recirculating aquaculture technology, and environmental monitoring and modeling of aquaculture in the coastal ocean and estuaries.

NCCOS researcher Dr. James Morris  explains aquaculture research and technology to Korean delegation

NCCOS researcher Dr. James Morris explains aquaculture research and technology to Korean delegation.

Representatives from NCCOS’s Coastal Aquaculture Planning and Environmental Sustainability program hosted the meeting and provided aquaculture tours and research demonstrations focused on coastal planning methods for meeting sustainable aquaculture goals.

For more information, contact James.Morris@noaa.gov.

 

 

 

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