Future of Seafood

Jim Anderson has spent years assessing the changes in the global seafood sector in both developed and developing nations. A selection of papers on the subject is listed below. He has a particular interest in evaluating how the growth of aquaculture and reforms in fisheries management are changing global seafood markets.


Msangi, S., M. Kobayashi, M. Batka, S. Vannuccini, M. Day and J.L. Anderson. 2013. Fish to 2030: Prospects for Fisheries and Aquaculture, AES 02. The World Bank, Washington, DC. 78 pp.

Kobayashi, M., S. Msangi, M. Batka, S. Vannuccini and J. L. Anderson. 2015. Fish 2030: The Role and Opportunity for Aquaculture. Aquaculture Economics and Management, 19:1-20.

Anderson, J.L. 2002. Aquaculture and the Future: Why Fisheries Economists Should Care. Marine Resource Economics, 17(2):133–151.

Anderson, J., Asche, F., and T. Garlock. 2018. Globalization and commoditization: The transformation of the seafood market. Journal of Commodity Markets.