Gulf of Mexico Marine Aquaculture Park

Mission

To develop and transfer technology for

Location

Facilities

Gulf of Mexico Marine Aquaculture Park at Cedar Point

Research

Gulf of Mexico Marine Aquaculture Park at Cedar Point

The Need

Worldwide capture fisheries reached a plateau of about 100 million metric tons 15 years ago. At the current rate of world population growth, an additional 100 million metric tons of fishery products will be needed by 2025 to maintain the current per capita consumption rate of seafood.

The development of a domestic aquaculture industry will:

Opportunities

Commercialization

For opportunities in licensing and commercialization, please contact USM’s Office of Technology Development at (601) 266-5372 or e-mail Chase Kasper at Chase.Kasper@usm.edu.