Aquaculture Program


Aquaculture Nuisance Species, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife
Aquaculture Operator Application
Aquaculture Rules
Aquaculture Restricted Fish Rules

Oklahoma Aquaculture Program
Aquaculture, is the process of farming or growing animals and plants in a controlled water environment. Due to the increasing global demand, edible farm-raised aquatic products are the fastest growing sector in world food production. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) projects that the world will need 40 million tons of farm-raised products per year by 2030 to meet the increasing demand for seafood. Fish farming supplements the wild seafood harvests and plays an important role in meeting the dietary needs of an increasingly health-conscious and growing population.

More information on the Aquaculture Program, can be obtained from Dr. Alicia Gorczyca-Southerland, Animal Industry Division of Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry (ODAFF), Oklahoma State University Extension Service, and Langston University.

Aquaculture Facilities Map
Aquaculture Licensed Facilities

Aquaculture Reference Links
National Aquaculture Association
Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Langston University

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