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Are you interested in learning more about the U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish industry? Do you have questions about how catfish are raised or what they eat? Would you like to know about sustainability measures that are utilized in the industry? You are sure to find plenty of interesting facts and information about U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish at the links below.

This Mississippi State research center endeavors to provide solutions to the most pressing problems of the aquaculture industry through basic and applied research, extension and diagnostic services through research and outreach.

The Aquaculture and Fisheries Center of Excellence at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a recognized leader in aquaculture and fisheries teaching, research and extension programs. It is the only comprehensive aquaculture program within the University of Arkansas system to support the state’s vibrant aquaculture industry.

The Catfish Institute (TCI) was founded with the goal of raising consumer awareness about the benefits of U.S. Farm-Raised Catfish. TCI was the first in the seafood industry to develop and implement a quality control program to ensure a consistently high-quality product.

The Auburn University School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences works to advance the boundaries of aquatic sciences, train the next generation of leaders in the field and help address the needs of a growing population through research, teaching and extension programs.

Mississippi is the nation’s leading catfish producer and researchers at Mississippi State are committed to helping the state’s catfish farmers succeed through advancements in growing techniques, nutrition and other areas of study.

Alabama Catfish Producers, a division of Alabama Farmers Federation, is composed of fish farmers across the state involved in aquaculture – the science of raising water-based animals in a controlled environment.

The mission of the Global Aquaculture Alliance is to promote responsible aquaculture through education, advocacy and demonstration.

BAP is the world’s most trusted, comprehensive and proven third-party aquaculture certification program.

The Catfish Farmers of America is a non-profit trade association that aims to develop, stimulate and encourage harmony, goodwill and understanding among catfish farmers and to promote the general welfare of the U.S. catfish industry.