World Aquaculture Society News

July 06, 2020

Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Editor's Choice Awards for June 2020

The editors of The Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (JWAS) are pleased to announce the Editor's Choice Awards for the June 2020 issue of JWAS, 51(3).

June 26, 2020

Impacts of COVID ‐19 on U.S. aquaculture, aquaponics, and allied businesses

With the declaration of a national emergency in early March of 2020, the United States formally joined the list of countries around the world implementing nonessential business closures and social distancing policies in response to the coronavirus di...


June 24, 2020

Editor's Note - Trump Administration Executive Order Gives a Boost to US Offshore Aquaculture

On May 7, near the height of the covid pandemic in the US, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) on Promoting American Seafood Competitiveness and Economic Growth. In a Wall Street Journal editorial titled “Trump Lifts the Net Off American F...

June 10, 2020

JWAS Moving to Open Access

The WAS Board has recently approved a proposal to make JWAS a fully Open Access (OA) journal, effective January 2021. This decision was made after more than a year of analysis, deliberation, and negotiation with Wiley Publishers. The logistical and...


May 20, 2020

World Aquaculture 2020 Update

World Aquaculture 2020 remains scheduled for December 14-18, 2020. The Steering Committee is working hard to keep track of the developing guidelines and regulations from the Singapore government, international health organizations and other authoriti...

April 30, 2020

Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Editor's Choice Awards for April 2020

The editors of The Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (JWAS) are pleased to announce the Editor's Choice Awards for the April 2020 issue of JWAS.


April 30, 2020

The ethics of authorship and preparation of research publications

Part of a journal editor's responsibility relates to ethical issues associated with the articles published in the journal. While the majority of authors who submit articles to the Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (JWAS) adhere r...

April 01, 2020

COVID-19 Information Sources

In order to help you to obtain information about aquaculture and COVID19, we have complied a list of aquaculture media websites that you can check out as many are reporting aquaculture activities relating to COVID19. See list


March 26, 2020

The Singapore Aquaculture Industry — Contributing to Singapore’s Food Security

In Singapore, local food fish farms produce around 10 percent of Singapore’s consumption of food fish. As Singapore envisions production of 30 percent of Singapore’s nutritional needs locally by 2030, Singapore’s aquaculture industry needs to transfo...

March 20, 2020

Editor's Note - Black Swans and Aquaculture

A Black Swan is an event that is rare, unpredictable and has profound and disruptive impacts, something random with a large deviation from normal. The current global disease pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus is an exemplary Black Swan event. A...