Long Island Fish Hatcheries

Fish Hatcheries are sites were fish–and sometimes shellfish and crustaceans–and hatched and reared through the early stages of their lives. The hatcheries can be used to help promote the commercial fish industry through additional and out of season production, as well as to encourage population growth and subsistence for species that might otherwise be at risk. Some hatcheries even double as aquariums, where people can come to learn about various aquatic species, including both freshwater and saltwater fish.Read More Fish Hatcheries are sites were fish–and sometimes shellfish and crustaceans–and hatched and reared through the early stages of their lives. The hatcheries can be used to help promote the commercial fish industry through additional and out of season production, as well as to encourage population growth and subsistence for species that might otherwise be at risk. Some hatcheries even double as aquariums, where people can come to learn about various aquatic species, including both freshwater and saltwater fish. Show Less