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Arizona Aquaculture Contacts

Agencies / Regulatory Arizona Department of Agriculture 1688 W. Adams St Phoenix, AZ 85007 Tel: (602) 542-4373 Website: agriculture.az.gov Arizona Game and Fish Department 5000 W. Carefree Highway Phoenix, AZ 85086-5000 Tel: (602) 942-3000 Website: […]

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Arizona Tilapia Culture

Rules and Regulations January 4, 2016 Introduction: On December 5, 2015, five species of Tilapia and their hybrids were added to Arizona Game and Fish Commission Rules R12-4-406 (R12 [Natural Resources], Chapter 4 [Game and […]

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Ohio Tilapia Culture

While aquaculture is growing in Ohio, tilapia farms are still a minor contributor to the overall state fish production.       For more information, see Ohio Aquaculture Industry Analysis Some Ohio tilapia farms: Ripple […]

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Massachusetts Aquaculture Contacts

Agencies / Regulatory Sean F. Bowen Food Safety and Aquaculture Specialist Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources 251 Causeway Street, Suite 500 Boston, MA 02114 617-626-1724 sean.bowen@state.ma.us Education and Extension Bob Schrader Associate Director, Center for […]

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Massachusetts Tilapia Culture

The Massachusetts aquaculture industry is a very diverse sector of the Commonwealth’s agriculture industry. Although the cultivation of aquatic species (specifically shellfish and crustaceans) was practiced by the Native Americans and later by the colonists […]

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Kentucky Aquaculture Contacts

Agencies / Regulatory Kentucky Division of Fish and Wildlife #1 Sportsman’s Lane Frankfort, KY 40601 800-858-1549 Education and Extension Kentucky State University Aquaculture Research Center 103 Athletics Road Kentucky State University Frankfort, KY Dr. Jim […]

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Kentucky Tilapia Aquaculture

Tilapia: A Potential Species for Kentucky Fish Farms Kentucky Fish Farming, 12(1): 6 William A. Wurts, State Specialist for Aquaculture Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program http://www.ca.uky.edu/wkrec/Wurtspage.htm Several species of tilapia and their hybrids are […]

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Wisconsin Aquaculture Contacts

Agencies / Regulatory Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources 101 S. Webster Street, PO Box 7921 Madison, Wisconsin 53707-7921 Tel: 608-266-2621 / Toll-Free: 1-888-936-7463 Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection 2811 Agriculture Drive, P.O. […]

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Tennessee Tilapia Culture

“Aquaculture refers to the breeding, rearing and harvesting of plants and animals in all types of water environments, including ponds, rivers, lakes and the ocean. Similar to agriculture, aquaculture can take place in the natural […]

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Kansas Tilapia Culture

“This section reviews some of the aquatic species that constitute the existing and future Kansas aquaculture industry. Species suitable for foodfish, sportfish, and baitfish are discussed. Not every species listed is appropriate for every production […]

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New York Tilapia Culture

“New York State is diverse both geographically and in terms of aquaculture species and systems. The industry ranges from flow-through raceways to bottom culture of shellfish to intensive water reuse systems. Reliable production statistics are […]

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Oklahoma Tilapia Culture

“Originally found in Africa and the Near East, many different species of tilapia have been introduced around the world because of their suitability for aquaculture. Tilapia species have an excellent quality flesh that many people […]

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New Mexico Tilapia Culture

“Aquaculture, or fish farming, is a fast-growing industry in the U.S. This growth is due to several interrelated factors. First, commercial fishing is rapidly depleting wild stocks in the oceans. Second, edible fish and seafood […]

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Nevada Tilapia Culture

Regulations Tilapia are a restricted species in Nevada and can only be possessed alive in the state for purposes of commercial aquaculture, or certain other purposes.  This requires a Commercial Possession of Live Wildlife License […]

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California Aquaculture Contacts

Agencies / Regulatory California Department of Fish and Wildlife 1416 9th Street, 12th Floor Sacramento, CA 95814 Tel: (916) 445-0411 Email: director@wildlife.ca.gov Education and Extension Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture University of California One […]

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Rhode Island Tilapia Culture

Aquaculture has a long history in Rhode Island. In the early 1900s, oyster culture generated the equivalent—in today’s dollars—of $50 million to $90 million in revenue. But by mid-century, pollution, political problems, turf conflicts between […]