Salmon Facts Resources

To learn more about the aquaculture and ocean salmon farming industry or for additional information on health and nutrition, check out the resources below.

Health & Nutrition

American Heart Association
This national organization works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Diabetes Association
This national organization works to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

An online newsletter written with input from a five-member Scientific Advisory Board comprised of fatty acid and medical experts.

Aquaculture Associations

Aquaculture Association of Canada
The Aquaculture Association of Canada offers information on the aquaculture industry in Canada by promoting the study of aquaculture and related science in Canada, gathering and disseminating information relating to aquaculture, and creating public awareness and understanding of aquaculture.

British Columbia Salmon Farmers Association
The BC Salmon Farmers Association (BCSFA) is the voice of BC’s environmentally sustainable salmon farming industry and is a great resource for information on salmon farming, environmental issues, and health and nutrition.

Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance
The Canadian Aquaculture Industry Alliance (CAIA) is a national industry association, headquartered in Ottawa, that represents the interests of Canadian aquaculture operators, feed companies and suppliers, as well as provincial finfish and shellfish aquaculture associations.

Maine Aquaculture Association
Founded in 1976 by local oyster growers along the Damariscotta River, the Maine Aquaculture Association (MAA) is the oldest state aquaculture trade associations in the country.

Global Aquaculture Alliance

National Aquaculture Association (U.S.)
The National Aquaculture Association (NAA) is a U.S. producer-based association dedicated to the establishment of national programs that further the common interest of individual producers and members of the aquaculture industry.

Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA)
The Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association (NAIA) represents the interests of aquaculturists in Newfoundland. It is a member based non-profit organization with a mandate to facilitate and promote commercial development of aquaculture.

The Chilean Salmon Farmers Association, SalmonChile, was created to represent and join the efforts of salmon and trout farmers in such areas as law, technology, research, environment, and development of local and foreign markets.

Washington Fish Growers Association
Washington Fish Growers Association is a Washington state organization of finfish producers.

Directories for Salmon Information

Fishlink is a focused site on the Internet that offers the aquaculture industry a way of presenting accurate and objective information about fish farming as a sustainable and renewable food source and provides an information resource that is useful to fish producers.

Aquafind is a directory of suppliers to the aquaculture and seafood industries, with listings that include aquatic species, equipment or service providers on such species as fish, seaweeds, mollusks, and amphibians as well as many other categories.

Aquaculture Network Information Center (AquaNIC)
The Aquaculture Network Information Center (AquaNIC) is one of the nation’s first network information centers to serve as a gateway to the world’s electronic aquaculture resources.

Aquaculture Communications Group
Aquaculture Communications Group is a multi-media communications company providing specialist services to the global aquaculture industry, including industry news, employment, events calendar, and specialist services.

Fish Information & Services (FIS)
FIS, the web site of Fish Information & Services, is widely recognized as the standard for global seafood industry information on the Internet. The site delivers the most reliable, timely, comprehensive worldwide fishing, seafood, and aquaculture information.

The Fish Site
The Fish Site is a free information portal for aquaculture and fish production with particular emphasis on fish health, biosecurity and hygiene issues and products. It includes news service and links to conferences and exhibitions.

World Aquaculture Society
The World Aquaculture Society is an international society founded with the object of improving communication and information exchange within the diverse global aquaculture industry.