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What Products Are Certified?

Today, many leading retail, foodservice, institutional and wholesale buyers respect sustainable seafood-sourcing principles and require third-party certification of aquaculture facilities. The “all-in-one” Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification program transparently verifies that aquaculture operations that attain BAP certification employ responsible aquaculture practices that minimize environmental impacts, respect workers’ rights and produce wholesome products.

Species Produced by BAP-Certified Facilities

Barramundi
Catfish
Mussels
Pangasius
Pompano

Salmon
Shrimp
Tilapia
Trout

Other Species Covered by BAP Finfish/Crustacean Farm & Processing Plant Standards

Carp
Cobia
Flounder
Grouper
Perch

Seabass
Sea bream
Seriola
Striped bass
Turbot

BAP-Certified Facilities

More than 700 BAP-certified facilities can be found worldwide.

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A star system in which groups of associated facilities are categorized is driving the entire aquaculture production chain to become BAP-certified.

BAP-4stars The top-tier, four-star status groups BAP-certified seafood processors with associated farms, hatcheries and feed mills.

BAP-3stars Three stars indicate that a seafood processor, a farm and a hatchery or feed mill are BAP-certified.

BAP-2stars Two stars indicate a seafood processor and associated farm are BAP-certified.