Guide for marine cage culture BMPs in the U.S. Caribbean
Aquaculture application: These BMPs are useful for guiding the management practices of cage culture operations to ensure productivity and environmental stewardship in the U.S. Caribbean.
Visualize seascape from various types of coastal development using your photographs and the CanVis library.
Aquaculture application: Use the aquaculture library to create visions by adding to your seascape aquaculture.
Instructional video: https://goo.gl/tFrmUE
The Coastal Aquaculture Planning Portal (CAPP) is a toolbox of coastal planning tools designed to assist managers, planners, and industry with sustainable aquaculture development. This toolbox was developed in partnership with Digital Coast, a product of the NOAA National Ocean Service Office of Coastal Management.
Create a map of potential ecological, social, and economic impacts from rising seas and changing climate.
Aquaculture application: Map aquaculture coastal planning efforts and evaluate resiliency options.
Interactive decision-support tool for the Connecticut coastline that will assist new or current growers in siting new or expanding shellfish operations by providing a simple tool to assess conditions based on existing datasets.
Aquaculture application: The tool is designed to provide information to help potential shellfish farmers determine site feasibility, potential risks, and long-term suitability for particular areas in Connecticut.
The Cultured Aquatic Species Fact Sheet collection provides baseline information of environmental conditions needed for some aquaculture species.
Aquaculture application: Provides a general overview of various aquaculture aspects including production systems, diseases and control measures, production statistics, and market and trade for the most important species in aquaculture.
Contributing Partners: FAO
NCCOS delivers ecosystem science solutions for stewardship of the nation’s ocean and coastal resources, in direct support of NOS priorities, offices, and customers, and to sustain thriving coastal communities and economies.