Global Potential for Aquaculture

Anthropogenic, 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.

access

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

descriptors

type derived, simulated
gridded yes
formats

temporal

period present
coverage
resolution annual

spatial

coverage global
resolution 0.0083° by 0.0083°
depth depth integrated
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.