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Fisheries economist Frank Asche of Norway predicts the world seafood market will be dominated by farmed fish by 2030

Alaska wild fish: Alaska fishermen must deal with weather, uncertain supply and delivery challenges. Photo by Gunnar Knapp, ISER.Alaska wild fish: Alaska fishermen must deal with weather, uncertain supply and delivery challenges. Photo by Gunnar Knapp, ISER.The Institute for Social and Economic Research hosted a lunchtime talk by fisheries economist Frank Asche on Oct 26, 2012. The title of his talk was, "Global Seafood Markets in 2030: Dominated by Aquaculture with Wild Fish as Niche Market Products?"

Gunnar Knapp introduced Asche, explaining that they have met repeatedly at international fisheries conferences. Asche was recently in Kodiak to speak to fishermen there, and made the journey to Anchorage for the ISER talk.
Aquaculture: Advantages of farmed fish can include stable quantity and product along with a predictable supply chain. Photo provided by Frank Asche, fisheries economist from Norway.Aquaculture: Advantages of farmed fish can include stable quantity and product along with a predictable supply chain. Photo provided by Frank Asche, fisheries economist from Norway.

You can listen to Asche's talk, and scroll through his Powerpoint presentation at the UAA Podcast Page. Find the link to his talk (PDF) in the selection of links presented beneath the player.

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