|Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources|
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Andrzejczak, Land & Taliaferro Bill to Promote N.J. Aquaculture Industry Heads to Governorís DeskLegislation Assemblymen Bob Andrzejczak, Bruce Land and Adam Taliaferro sponsored to promote aquaculture in New Jersey recently gained final legislative approval in the Senate. The bill now heads to the governor's desk.
"New Jersey's coastal location and its proximity to the largest consumer markets in the nation indicate that aquaculture can and should be a thriving and vital industry in the state," said Andrzejczak (D-Cape May/Cumberland/Atlantic). "Aquaculture plays an important role in meeting the dietary needs of an increasingly health conscious and growing population, and fish farming can help supplement the harvest of wild caught fish to meet that demand. Aquaculture is also important to the future of the seas, because it can provide reasonably priced, good quality, highly nutritious food while helping to maintain the long-term sustainability of wild caught fisheries."