Three new short films capture the lives of Maine’s sea farmers.

The Future of Sustainable Seafood is Here.

A Culture of Conservation

Maine's cold, clean waters are ideal for growing delicious, sustainable seafood. See how Maine's aquatic farmers produce premium seafood while preserving our natural resources.

Discover Maine Seafood at Home

Our seafood recipes are designed for home cooks who want to prepare fresh, healthy, and delicious seafood without complicated steps or hard-to-find ingredients.

Preserving Working Waterfronts

Together, we can grow our state's economy, produce healthy sustainable food, create jobs for working waterfront families, & keep our coastal communities strong.

All About the Growers

Our membership is diverse, just like the food they produce. Learn more about the hardworking folks we represent and how they are forging the future of sustainable seafood in Maine.

Business Planning Tools

Get ahead of the curve with our business & production plans


The Maine Aquaculture Association is a non-profit trade association that represents the Maine aquaculture industry at the state, federal, and international levels. Our members grow shellfish, fin fish, and sea vegetables.

Since 1978, we have worked to support Maine’s aquatic growers in developing economically and environmentally sustainable business practices, promote the benefits of aquaculture in the local food system, and preserve Maine’s heritage of a vibrant working waterfront.

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