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What does OOA stand for?

OOA stands for Open Ocean Aquaculture

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14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The country's foremost pioneers of sustainable open ocean aquaculture, or mariculture, have recently revealed their latest research of cutting-edge technologies that will allow the farming of fish in their natural marine environment without affecting pristine ocean ecosystems.
But now, a bill proposed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will expand the opportunities for federal off-shore open ocean aquaculture (OOA) in the EEZ--the Exclusive Economic Zone--that rings the American coastline from 3 to 200 miles out.
We wanted to see if it was possible to farm fish and shellfish offshore, in an extreme environment like the Gulf of Maine," says Richard Langan, director of the University of New Hampshire's Open Ocean Aquaculture project, which is also raising halibut, mussels and sea scallops in sunken cages.
KONA, Hawaii -- A diverse group of Ocean Stewards Institute members, representing the full breadth and depth of the emerging open ocean aquaculture industry, convened at the National Marine Aquaculture Summit in Washington, D.