Divers around the open-ocean aquaculture cage at the Cape Eleuthera Institute in the Bahamas. These cages are not currently used in the Gulf of Mexico, but represent one type of farming technology that could work in the region. NOAA/with permission from Kelly Martin hide caption

toggle caption NOAA/with permission from Kelly Martin

Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/466036407/466047496" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A traditional fisherman in La Paz, Mexico, who works with SmartFish brings sustainable seafood to market. SmartFish was one of the competitors in last week's Fish 2.0 competition. Courtesy of Smart Fish hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Smart Fish

Yellowtail jack (Seriola lalandi) at HSWRI in San Diego. Courtesy of HSWRI hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of HSWRI

Huge Fish Farm Planned Near San Diego Aims To Fix Seafood Imbalance

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/436414230/436673778" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Parisi Tsakirios, 29, mends a net as he prepares for another fishing trip. "I can't imagine doing any other job, because I love the sea," he says. "But there are hardly any fish. I barely break even. I can't support my family." Joanna Kakissis/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Joanna Kakissis/NPR

As Fish Stocks Dwindle, So Do The Livelihoods Of Greek Fishermen

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/413122660/413995729" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Opponents of Michigan fish farms say there is no room for them in the lakes because of sport fishing and other recreational activities. sfgamchick/Flickr hide caption

toggle caption sfgamchick/Flickr

Could Great Lakes Fisheries Be Revived Through Fish Farms?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/346874331/346879498" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Carp are collected at a breeding farm near the Belarus village of Ozerny in November 2013. Researchers say there's a lot the aquaculture industry can do to be more efficient. Viktor Drachev/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Viktor Drachev/AFP/Getty Images

Live tilapia raised by Blue Ridge Aquaculture are loaded into a truck bound for New York. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Dan Charles/NPR

The Future Of Clean, Green Fish Farming Could Be Indoor Factories

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/298333029/300282940" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Employees at Pan Fish USA, a salmon fish farm, unload fish feed on Bainbridge Island, Wash. Ron Wurzer/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Ron Wurzer/Getty Images

Thierry Chopin from the University of New Brunswick examines a raft that holds strings of seaweed. The seaweed grows around pens of farmed salmon and soaks up some of the nutrients that would otherwise pollute the Bay of Fundy. Richard Harris/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Richard Harris/NPR

How To Clean Up Fish Farms And Raise More Seafood At The Same Time

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/188431577/189270765" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Catfish swim in a tub outside the Osage Catfisheries office. Kristofor Husted/KBIA News hide caption

toggle caption Kristofor Husted/KBIA News

Drought Puts The Squeeze On Already Struggling Fish Farms

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/168203740/168564118" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The fly larvae in the AgriProtein factory feed on cow blood and bran. Courtesy of Jason Drew hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of Jason Drew