The Future of Food from the Sea (2019)

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Christopher Costello, Ling Cao and Stefan Gelcich (lead authors)

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Costello, C., L. Cao, S. Gelcich et al. 2019. "The Future of Food from the Sea." Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. Available online at


This paper considers the status and future trends of food production through fisheries and aquaculture at regional and global scales; the opportunities of ocean-based food in achieving SDG 2 (Zero Hunger); and recommendations for how current barriers might be overcome to transition to more sustainable and abundant food production from the ocean.

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