064: Where does wild catch end and aquaculture begin? with Josh Stoll

In this episode Michael speaks with Josh Stoll, an assistant professor of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine. Josh talks about the trends in and relationship between wild catch fisheries and aquaculture in Maine. He also discusses his professional identity, place attachment to Maine, and his oyster farm that he manages. Finally, Michael and Josh discuss the Local Catch Network that Josh co-founded to strengthen community-based fishing systems.


Josh’s website: https://joshua-stoll.com/

Local catch website: https://localcatch.org/


Stoll, J. S., H. M. Leslie, M. L. Britsch, and C. M. Cleaver. 2019. Evaluating aquaculture as a diversification strategy for Maine’s commercial fishing sector in the face of change. Marine Policy 107:103583.