Land-based aquaculture globally and in Iceland

Thursday 12th of October in Hateigur at 13:00

Clara Jégousse, IOC

Land-based aquaculture holds significant potential. As wild fish stocks are under pressure, this innovative approach offers sustainable solutions. In Iceland, with its abundant geothermal resources and pristine water, land-based aquaculture has unique advantages. Globally, it enables year-round production, and biosecurity measures. By leveraging innovations, land-based aquaculture can play a crucial role in meeting seafood demand while preserving marine ecosystems, promoting economic growth, and ensuring food security.

This presentation will draw a brief yet comprehensive picture of the current status of land-based aquaculture, both globally and within the Icelandic context, emphasizing its pivotal role in shaping sustainable seafood production.