Click on the following to see a selection of reports aimed to help investors get familiar with the investment opportunities that exist in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors.
Fish 2.0 Publications - Market Reports and Case Studies
Fish 2.0 Market Reports
The Fish 2.0 team has published the following reports for investors wishing to get up to speed quickly on some key areas of interest relating to the sustainable seafood industry. Click on a report to dowload the free, 4-page document (PDF).
Manta Consulting Industry Briefing Papers, 2013.
Three industry overviews, covering wild fisheries, aquaculture and supply chain opportunities are available on the Manta Consulting website. These were produced in conjunction with the 2013 Fish 2.0 competition. Download them from the Manta Consulting website:
Seafood Supply Chain Graphic
This infographic was developed for the competition by Manta Consulting Inc to give participants an easy snapshot of the supply chain and where the competitors fit into it.
Financing Fisheries Change: Learning from Case Studies
Manta Consulting. A report assessing the state of fisheries conservation and the central role that financing plays in that field. The report highlights 11 case studies of innovative financial and governance structures and approaches to conservation being used to achieve impacts in the fisheries field, synthesizing the lessons learned to help foundations, private philanthropists, NGOs and other project developers in their work (Jan 2011).
Other Seafood Industry Info
Fisheries of the United States (NOAA - 2015)A comprehensive industry report from NOAA including US wild fisheries, aquaculture, as well as global catch of different species. The introduction gives market values for each segment of the industry.
State of Private Investment in Conservation 2016, A Landscape Assessment of an Emerging Market.
Ecosystem Marketplace; A Forest Trends Initiative. The report asseses the state of sustainable aquaculture and fisheries as an emerging development, and discusses the contributions of Fish 2.0, Aqua-Spark, and WorldFish Incubator to the acceleration of investment towards aquaculture enterprises in developing countries. The report also lists and analyzes investment funds which are targeting sustainable aquaculture and fisheries. (December, 2016)
Spotlight on Seafood
Rabobank International. A report assessing the growing global demand for marine proteins and the rapid technological and structural changes in the industry, providing opportunities for a range of investors to play a role in the sector’s growth and consolidation and in the formation of uniquely diversified business models (Nov 2011).
State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. A biannual report with data and projections on fisheries, aquaculture and the economic impacts of each. (Rome, 2012).
Transparency & Traceability
Advancing Traceability in the Seafood Industry
Fishwise, Jan 2017. The report summarizes the seafood traceability landscape, including current challenges, a discussion of international and regional governance, and steps that seafood businesses can take to improve the traceability of seafood within their supply chains.
Social Responsibility in the Global Seafood Industry
Fishwise, Dec 2016. The report identifies a range of important conventions, pieces of national-level legislation, initiatives, and key players that are working to improve industry practices
Fish 2.0 Market Report: Traceability
Fish 2.0, 2015. The Fish 2.0 Market Report on Traceability explores the role traceability plays in the sustainable seafood sector and provides detailed information on opportunities pertinent to investors.
Indonesia Fisheries: 2015 Review
California Environmental Associates, Prepared for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, 2016. This resource is a report on trends in coastal marine resources and fisheries management in Indonesia. This report aggregates the best available data on fisheries statistics and trends in order to provide an evidence base for policymakers and other stakeholders.
Aquaculture Industry Background
Aquaculture Industry Highlights (2013).This infographic highlights the industry value and production of key aquaculture species in the U.S. The largest, for example, is the oyster segment, valued at $152 million.
Fish 2.0 Market Report: Aquaculture
Fish 2.0, 2015. The Fish 2.0 Market Report on Aquaculture provides a synopsis of key trends and opportunities pertinent to investors.
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