Coastal Aquaculture Planning Portal (CAPP)


      The NOAA National Ocean Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, and Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research together support national aquaculture policies and coastal economies by enabling safe, sustainable domestic seafood production.
The NOAA National Ocean Service, National Marine Fisheries Service, and Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research together support national aquaculture policies and coastal economies by enabling safe, sustainable domestic seafood production.

A Toolbox for Sustainable Aquaculture Coastal Planning and Siting

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.

Choose one of the subportals below.

Shellfish Aquaculture Planning & Siting

Finfish Aquaculture Planning & Siting

Environmental Interactions

Environmental Modeling


Want to learn more about aquaculture planning and siting products developed by NCCOS? Check out NCCOS Aquaculture or contact James.Morris@noaa.gov.