Onward: Visit the World’s Largest Open-Ocean Fish Farm

Located off the coast of Panama, the world’s largest open-ocean fish farm raises hundreds of thousands of cobia fish in colossal underwater pods. Brian O’Hanlon, whose company runs the farms, hopes to bring this sustainable aquaculture approach to more coasts, and cobia to more plates. 

Click here to read more about cobia and this style of fish farming.
 

By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet. 

Onward is a project to explore the world and share its untold stories. Click here to hit the road with National Geographic multimedia journalists Spencer Millsap and Dan Stone. Or tweet them at @spono and @danenroute to join the conversation.