Since 2009, ARI has led aquaculture research in Maine.

With its world-class facilities, extensive network of partners, and interdisciplinary research expertise, the Aquaculture Research Institute (ARI) offers cutting edge research, education and services that advance sustainable aquaculture development in Maine and the nation.

The mission of the Aquaculture Research Institute is to serve Maine as an objective authority on aquaculture research with the goal of advancing a sustainable aquaculture future in Maine and beyond.

ARI Director Deborah Bouchard