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Sustainable Aquaculture Solutions LLC

We provide the solution to non-sustainably sourced seafood, with products grown in sustainable land based, water saving, culture systems.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Big Pine Key, FL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
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Company Summary

We intend to take a leadership role in the delivery of high quality, sustainably produced, aquacultured products to the high end seafood markets in the United States. We strive to pioneer and foster the growth of innovative technical advances in sustainable aquaculture systems, providing fresh, locally grown, high quality products to the rapidly expanding market while setting new standards for the industry.


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    Chris Kiser
    Founder/Managing Member

    Received a B.S. in Biology, with a marine science concentration, from East Carolina University . Involved in the design, construction, personnel and executive management of several large domestic and international aquaculture companies utilizing both open ocean and land based, closed recirculating systems. Played a key role in the commercialization of cobia aquaculture in the Caribbean.

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    Bill Matzie
    Managing Member

    A peer review published marine and terrestrial biologist specializing in: the chemical analysis of seawater, remote sensing equipment, culture of microalgae,macroalgae, rotifers, and artemia. Thirty years of extensive experience with the propagation and growth of terrestrial plants. Experience with grants, contracts and permitting with local, county, state, and federal agencies.

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    Owen Stevens

    Began career in aquaculture at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute as a researcher. Collaborated with University of Miami to start a hatchery in Florida that would become the first commercial supplier of marine juvenile fish in the Caribbean. Founded and implemented the largest tropical marine fish hatchery in the Americas and manages a wholly owned aquaculture consultancy out of Hong Kong.

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    Thomas Capo

    Senior Resource Manager of Experimental Fish Hatchery at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. Has worked extensively on biomedical research. Drawing upon his vast knowledge of South Florida's natural history and utilizing his high-energy, upbeat approach to teaching, he guides UM Summer Scholars into regions and topics they've never reached before. Capo's research places emphasis on the commercial applica