Kelly: Aquaculture safe, sustainable way to boost U.S. seafood production
6 days ago - By Boston Herald
The seafood industry has long been a vital economic force in Massachusetts, generating $14 billion annually in sales and employing more than 127,000. But despite the strength of the industry here and our rich fishing grounds and strong ports, the Bay State still imports far more seafood than it produces.
It's a problem across the country that's getting worse each year. Today the U.S. imports 90% of the seafood we eat, and it's clear that wild capture fisheries alone can't meet our increasing demand for seafood. It's time for the United States take action to diversify our...
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