Global Potential for Aquaculture

Leave a commentAnthropogenic, entry, Provisioning
A map of the biological production potential for marine aquaculture across the globe produced using an innovative approach that draws from physiology, allometry and growth theory.

temporal

resolution annual
period present
coverage

descriptors

gridded yes
type derived, simulated
formats

access

published yes
link to code https://knb.ecoinformatics.org/view/doi:10.5063/F1CF9N69
availability public

spatial

resolution 0.0083° by 0.0083°
depth depth integrated
coverage global
figureSource: Figure 4 from Gentry et al., 2017

Major Variables

Key References

  • Gentry, R. R., Froelich, H. E., Grimm, R., Kareiva, P., Parke, M., Rust, M., Gaines, S.D., Halpern, B. S. (2017). Mapping the global potential for marine aquaculture. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1(XXX), pp-pp. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0257-9.

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