Research and analysis

Future of the sea: trends in aquaculture

A report examining trends in the UK aquaculture sector and their implications for the future.


Future of the sea: trends in aquaculture

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This report summarises the evidence for current and future trends in the UK aquaculture sector. It explores:

  • the current state of the industry
  • the challenges and opportunities for growth
  • drivers of change including climate change, costs of production, and technological advancements
  • scenarios for the future development of the sector

It was commissioned as part of the Foresight Future of the sea project.

Published 3 August 2017