The second Sea Grant Workshop in a two-part series, titled Offshore Aquaculture in the Southern California Bight, was convened to bring together federal and state coastal managers with statutory authorities for review and permitting of marine aquaculture in federal waters off the coast of Southern California with scientists and other stakeholders.
This facilitated presentations and discussion to address how to build regulatory confidence in understanding and applying best available science and incorporating appropriate tools that can inform decision-making.
Models were presented as a potential tool to aid in making sound regulatory decisions. Modeling results from the Rose Canyon Fisheries finfish aquaculture project were presented as a case study.
Source: Aquarium of the Pacific // Original Article