In cooperation with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Aquaculture Program issues operating permits to private aquaculture facilities, many of which assist in stocking state waters.

Colorado Aquaculture Board

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Aquaculture Fish Health Inspections

Aquaculture Veterinarians

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External Websites


Aquaculture Permit Questions:

  • Colorado Department of Agriculture 303-869-9149

Allowable species of fish, fish health inspections, importing fish into Colorado:

  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife 970-842-6308

Producing food for service or food for commerce (wholesale food, manufactured food, etc.):

Aquaponic Operations growing produce (fruits/vegetables) for human consumption

  • Contact Colorado Department of Agriculture Produce Safety Rule Program Manager, 303-869-9282