Who We are
Located at the University of California in Santa Barbara in the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, the Sustainable Aquaculture Research Center is surrounded by cutting edge coastal resource and aquaculture research. Our researchers are leaders in marine ecology, global fisheries, human use assessments and natural resource economics. SARC partners with NGOs, government and industry to help promote sustainable aquaculture practice domestically as well as abroad.
What We Do
We develop innovative solutions to advance marine aquaculture through interdisciplinary, and collaborative approaches. Our goal is to enhance prosperity, ecosystem services, and human health, while decreasing negative environmental, social, and economic impacts.