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.
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- 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.
- Supplementary Information include spatial distribution of Chl-a, shipping traffic, MPAs, dissolved O2, depth. Additional data include potential growing area for bivalves by country, temperature tolerance and Von Bertalanffy growth parameters for ~180 cultivated species worldwide (120 fish, and 60 bivalves).
- The data that support the findings of this study are available from the sources listed in Supplementary Table 1 of Gentry et al. 2017. All analyses, computer code and data products reported are publicly accessible on the Knowledge Network for Bioclompexity data repository at https://knb.ecoinformatics.org/view/doi:10.5063/F1S180FS.