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Aquaculture
SIC Codes: 0273
NAICS Codes: 1125
Last Quarterly Update: 5/6/2019
Companies in this industry raise fish, shellfish, other aquatic animals, or aquatic plants. No major companies dominate the industry.
Globally, aquaculture supplies more than half of all seafood produced for human consumption. Led by China, the Asia/Pacific region dominates worldwide aquaculture production.
The US aquaculture industry includes about 6,500 farms with combined annual revenue of about $1.3 billion.
Fishing in natural aquatic habitats is covered in the Commercial Fishing profile. Processing of both farmed and wild-caught fish is covered in the Seafood Processing profile.
Competitive Landscape
Demand is driven primarily by trends in fish consumption. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and protecting fish stock from death and disease. Large companies have advantages in vertically integrating operations from breeding to processing and packaging. Small farms, typically those that are family-owned, can compete effectively by specializing in unusual and high-end products or offering onsite fishing.
Products, Operations & Technology
Key global products include carp, salmon, trout, tuna, shrimp, and mollusks such as squid, clams, and oysters. Major US products include catfish; mollusks, ... plus:
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