To support a growing domestic salmon production industry, the Recirculating Aquaculture Salmon Network (RAS-N), a coordinated, national public-private network of experts, will analyze the current status of RAS technology, address barriers to its development, and provide a clear national plan to ensure economic, environmental and social success.


Provide food security and reduce trade deficits associated with salmon imports by facilitating the growth of environmentally sustainable and economically feasible land-based Atlantic salmon production in the United States.


The overarching goal of RAS-N is to build capacity and establish a holistic hub of knowledge that will integrate past, current, and future research as well as outreach, education, and Extension, to promote the successful growth, stability, and economic feasibility of the Atlantic salmon RAS sector and, more broadly, U.S. aquaculture.