Monday, November 29, 2010

Angling supported by aquaculture creates 26,000 jobs in the US

Researchers at the Colorado State University recently completed a study, which showed anglers supported by the Aquacultural Suppliers of Recreational Fish (ASRF) in the Western region of the United States contributed about US$1.9 billion in output and created more than 26,000 jobs to the economy of the region.

The Western region includes Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. The researchers collected data from 173 private businesses that raise fish for recreational stocking. This data collection was sponsored by the Western Regional Aquaculture Center (WRAC). Read more...
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