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The CDFW Aquaculture Program oversees California’s diverse aquaculture industry. Through policies and regulations, CDFW and the Fish and Game Commission balance the protection of natural resources and the development of sustainable commercial aquaculture.

link opens in new windowReport to Legislature - CDFW Aquaculture Program (March 2017)

State Aquaculture Coordinator
(916) 445-2008


Aquaculture Development
Committee meeting

next meeting: Spring 2018
Sacramento, CA

Shellfish Aquaculture
Best Management Practices

discussion meeting

July 17, 2017
Marconi Conference Center
Marshall, CA

link opens in new windowAgenda and Background Material (PDF)

link opens in new windowMeeting Materials, Presentations (PDF)

link opens in new windowMeeting Summary (PDF)


link opens in new tab or windowList of Aquaculturists (PDF) with locations and products sold (limited to those who elected to be listed)

Explore the exciting world of California aquaculture through industry profiles, community stories, upcoming events, and stunning photos at link opens in new tab or windowAquaculture Matters.