Chapter 5. Aquaculture Certification

  1. Dr Trevor Ward2 and
  2. Prof. Bruce Phillips3
  1. Daniel Lee

Published Online: 20 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch5

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Lee, D. (2008) Aquaculture Certification, in Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice (eds T. Ward and B. Phillips), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

  2. 3

    Department of Environmental Biology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia

Author Information

  1. Global Aquaculture Alliance Inc., 5661 Telegraph Road, Suite 3A, St. Louis, MO 63129, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162661

Online ISBN: 9781444301380

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Keywords:

  • Global aquaculture alliance (GAA);
  • sustainable aquaculture;
  • objective - promoting sustainable practices;
  • aquaculture certification schemes - non-organic and organic;
  • best aquaculture practices (BAP);
  • Aquaculture Certification Council (ACC);
  • GAA perspectives - mangroves, fishmeal, fish oil, antibiotic residues, trade;
  • GAA principles - raising aquaculture products;
  • GAA vision - aquaculture system designs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sustainable aquaculture

  • Environmental pressure

  • Economic pressure

  • Aquaculture certification schemes

  • Unintended consequences

  • The alliance

  • The GAA principles

  • The GAA vision

  • Codes of practice

  • Standards

  • The Aquaculture Certification Council, Inc.

  • GAA perspectives

  • Conclusions

  • References