COVID-19 Commercial Aquaponics / Aquaculture Survey


Researchers from Virginia Tech and Ohio State University are conducting a survey to determine how aquaculture, aquaponics, and related businesses are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The survey is anonymous, no personal info will be collected. A summary of the results (no raw data) will be shared in support of efforts to secure relief and assistance for the aquaculture, aquaponics, and allied industries.

Survey link: COVID-19 Commercial Aquaponics, Aquaculture Survey  

The survey takes about 15 minutes. The survey will be conducted once per quarter in 2020 to capture the evolving effect of the coronavirus on aquaculture, aquaponics, and allied business (suppliers, educators, consultants, etc).

If you have any questions please feel free to contact: Matthew Smith –; or Jonathan van Senten –

Do you want to write a short article to share your personal story?

Do you have an interesting story about how COVID-19 is affecting your aquaponics? Do you want to share it with the aquaponics community on the Aquaponics Association’s social media?

Are you expanding your system? Changing what you grow for friends and family? Sourcing fish in your local pond? Instructing the Elementary School maintenance staff via telephone how to buffer pH?

Tell us in under 500 words and please include at least two pictures of your aquaponic setup. We will post your stories. Your stories help us all reach new audiences for aquaponics!

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