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Professional fish farming structures, federations and associations in the Americas.

Brazilian Aquaculture Society
Description & objectives: All information on the website is in Portuguese.
Brazilian Aquaculture Association
Description & objectives: All information on the website is in Portuguese.
Contact: Dept de Oceanografia - UFPE / CGT, Campus Universitario - CDU, 50739-540 Recife PE
Aquaculture Association of Canada (AAC)
Description & objectives: A non-profit charitable organisation with the goals of fostering an aquaculture industry in Canada, promoting the study of aquaculture and related sciences in Canada, gathering and disseminating information relating to aquaculture, and creating public awareness and understanding of aquaculture. Memberships are available to individuals, students, institutions, companies and agencies.
Contact: 16 Lobster Lane,St. Andrews, NB E3B 3T6, Canada
American Fisheries Society (AFS)
Description & objectives: The world's oldest and largest organisation dedicated to strengthening the fisheries profession, advancing fisheries science, and conserving fisheries resources. It is a collective of individuals committed to the ideals of advancing fisheries and aquatic sciences and promoting the conservation and sustainable development of fishery resources and aquatic ecosystems.
Contact: 5410 Grosvenor Lane, Ste.110, Bethesda, MD 20814-2199, USA.
National Aquaculture Association
Description & objectives: A producer-based association dedicated to the establishment of national programs that further the common interest of the membership, both as individual producers and as members of the aquaculture industry. Committed to the continued growth of the industry, to working with the federal government to create a climate conducive to success, and to fostering cost-effective environmental stewardship and sustainability.
Contact: 111 W Washington Street Suite 1, Charles Town WV 25414-1529, USA.
National Aquarium Society
Description & objectives: A non-profit institution and aquarium in Washington DC, promoting education and training.
Contact: US Dept of commerce building, Rm B-077, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20230, USA.
US Trout Farmers Association
Description & objectives: USTFA is the oldest commercial aquaculture trade organization in the United States. It was organized in 1954 by a group of trout farmers interested in creating a strong, unified voice for the national trout industry. It has grown steadily ever since and now has members in nearly every state and many foreign countries. In 1956 the association began publishing the first magazine in commercial aquaculture, US Trout News & American Fishes.
Contact: 111 West Washington Street, Suite One, Charles Town, WV 25414-1529