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The online community for the U.S. aquaculture industry


A space to connect with like-minded collaborators, engage in topic-based discussions, and form project-based working groups.


A communications platform featuring discussions about the latest research and developments in aquaculture.


A place where members can ask, answer, and learn from one another — creating science behind innovations in aquaculture.


  • Easily find, connect, and collaborate with aquaculture experts.
  • Keyword search by industry role, location, research focus, university, and more.
  • Follow members to stay informed, and connect directly with members for messaging and collaborating in work groups.
  • Create or join subject matter- and project-based groups to work as teams or to share information with other members.
  • Groups have the option to schedule and host video meetings from within the platform through integration with Zoom Meeting — no personal account required.
  • Store, upload, and download group-related documents, photos, and videos
  • Groups can be public or private — discussion forums, group documents, and photo/video content follow the settings for the groups and may be protected based on those settings.
  • Public topic focused Communities are where members can ask questions and share their aquaculture-related experiences and are open to all interested members.
  • Share your expertise, or learn from fellow AIE community members.
  • Keep up-to-date on what’s happening in the aquaculture industry and/or your groups
  • Members can post their own events on calendars.
  • Members can post available jobs so community members can apply or share with others.
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The Aquaculture Information Exchange is a grant-funded project supported by NOAA and USDA. The Aquaculture Information Exchange website is hosted and maintained by Virginia Sea Grant.