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Gulf AquaMapper

Region(s) of Study: Waterbodies / Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf AquaMapper is a web-mapping application designed to assist managers in identifying suitable areas for aquaculture development in the Gulf of Mexico. The application provides high resolution maps to improve the coordination and transparency of permits and siting, which in turn reduce planning costs on industry and regulatory agencies and allow for more investment opportunities in domestic seafood production.

 Aquaculture application: Online spatial screening tool consisting of aquaculture relevant data for the Gulf of Mexico.

Contributing PartnersNOAA, Marinecadastre.gov, OCM

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