Outcome: New Bedford is the home to innovative aquaculture operations that are integrated with our commercial fishing supply chain

The NBOC will convene a network of growers, suppliers, educators and others in the commercial aquaculture space to facilitate best practices, innovation and integration of aquaculture businesses into our world-class commercial fishing harvesting and processing supply chain.

The NBOC will facilitate the responsible development of commercial aquaculture operations within New Bedford waters in collaboration with the NBPA.