Aquaculture Facility Certification BAP Farm Standard Issue 3.0 – 01-March-2021 Best Aquaculture Practices Certification Standards, Guidelines.
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Best Aquaculture Practices
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The following Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standards apply to the farming of finfish, crustaceans, and other aquatic invertebrates. They cover all production methods, including flow-through, partial exchange, and closed or recirculating aquaculture systems operated in ponds, cages, net pens, tanks, raceways, or closed-containment vessels. Not covered under these standards are: • Salmonids reared in net pens in marine waters (refer to BAP Salmon Farm Standard), • Bivalve Mollusks (refer to the BAP Mollusk Farm Standard), • Aquaculture facilities that produce eggs and/or juvenile aquatic animals for live transfer to other aquaculture facilities (refer to BAP Hatchery and Nursery Standard). The BAP standards are achievable, science-based and continuously improved global performance standards for the aquaculture supply chain that assure healthful foods produced through environmentally and socially responsible means. They are designed to assist program applicants in performing self.....
PublisherBest Aquaculture Practices
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)15
CitationBest Aquaculture Practices (2021) Aquaculture Facility Certification BAP Farm Standard Issue 3.0 – 01-March-2021. Best Aquaculture Practices Certification Standards, Guidelines. Portsmouth, NH, 73pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-1862