Fisheries

Scholarly Publications

Nature's Subsidies to Shrimp and Salmon Farming

October 1998

Although many fisheries stocks have declined precipitously throughout the world, fish farming--and especially shrimp and salmon farming--has boomed.

Effects of Aquaculture on World Fish Supplies

June 2000

Global production of farmed fish and shellfish has more than doubled in the past 15 years.

Why Farm Salmon Outcompete Fishery Salmon

December 2003

Over the past quarter century, the salmon aquaculture industry has grown rapidly.

Other Publications

Downs and Ups of Salmon in the Pacific Northwest, The

December 2002

Marine Aquaculture in the United States: Environmental impacts and policy options

December 2001

Global aquaculture production is growing rapidly, with production more than doubling in weight and by value from 1989 to 1998.

The Future of Food from the Sea

November 2019

As the global population and people’s incomes rise, the demand for ocean-derived food will continue to grow.

News

New Program on Food Security and the Environment Tackles Global Hunger and Environmental Destruction

March 2006

This past autumn the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) in conjunction with the Woods Institute for the Environment launched a program on Food Security and the Environment ...

FSI's New Program on Food Security and the Environment Tackles Global Hunger and Environmental Destruction

April 2006

This past autumn, the Freeman Spogli Institute ( FSI ) in conjunction with the Woods Institute for the Environment launched a program on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) to address the...

Half of the fish consumed globally is now raised on farms

September 2009

Aquaculture now accounts for half of the fish consumed globally, according to a recent study released by Stanford's Program on Food Security and the Environment.

Events

Aquaculture Feeds: Future Demand and Pathways Toward Sustainable Feed Inputs

October 4, 2007

Most reduction fisheries that produce fishmeal and fish oil have already reached or exceeded sustainable catch levels and will be placed under further pressure as the aquaculture industry grows.

Fisheries and Food Security in China - 2014 Symposium

May 13, 2014

From May 13-15, the Center on Food Security and the Environment and the Lenfest Ocean Program welcomed leading Chinese and international scientists to the Stanford Center at Peking University in...

Projects

Consequences of Increased Global Meat Consumption on the Global Environment: Trade in virtual water and nutrients

Meat production is projected to double by 2020 due to increased incomes, population growth, and rising per capita global consumption of meat.
English

Farming Finfish in Coastal Ecosystems and the Open Ocean: Assessing Options for Sustainability

If aquaculture is to play a responsible role in the future of seafood here at home, we must ensure that the "blue revolution" in ocean fish farming does not cause harm to the oceans and the marine...
English

Modeling of waste dispersal associated with marine aquaculture production

We discovered that the state of the natural environment around fish pens can dramatically affect how far waste plumes travel from the source.
English

Multimedia

Video: Roz Naylor at the Farm Tank 2016 Sustainable Protein Panel

September 2016

The Sustainable Protest Panel from the 2016 Farm Tank Summit, featuring: Moderator: Tom Philpott, Food and Ag Correspondent, Mother JonesKeynote: Sheila Bowman, Seafood Watch Manager of Culinary & Strategic Initiatives, Monterey Bay Aquarium•...

David Little, Aquaculture, Food Security, and the Marine Environment

October 2016

David Little is a senior lecturer and researcher of The Institute of Aquaculture Systems Group, with over twenty years’ experience in tropical aquaculture.

Ronald Hardy, Aquaculture, Food Security, and the Marine Environment

October 2016

 Ronald Hardy is an international expert in fish nutrition and serves as Director of the Aquaculture Research Institute at the University of Idaho.

People

Roz low res 9 11 cropped Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor, by courtesy, Economics, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
Ling Cao Ling Cao Affiliated scholar
Klinger FSE photo Dane Klinger Affiliated scholar
kmoiyoi Katrina ole-MoiYoi Affiliated scholar