As a result of growing demand and because of climate change, a shift is taking place in aquaculture from farming in sheltered waterways, to out in the open seas. So what could be the economic impacts of open ocean aquaculture for New Zealand? What potential effects and mitigation measures need to be considered? And what's happening in this space already? Kathryn Ryan is joined by aquaculture specialist Kevin Heasman from Cawthron Institute and Mike Mandeno from fishing company, Sanford.
Cawthron Institute, is hosting its inaugural Open Oceans aquaculture symposium, "Unlocking the potential of our oceans", from 5-7th August in Nelson.