Many species of fish are suitable for aquaculture and aquaponics. Species which have been researched and successfully reared in cages in the southeastern region of the U.S. include:catfish, trout, tilapia, striped bass, red drum, bluegill sunfish,crappie, and carp. As this interest continues to increase,more research into cage culture techniques and alternate species will no doubt occur. We have a PDF you can look at about freshwater species.
How to Start a Fish Farming Business... Fish farming or pisciculture is the principal form of aquaculture, while other methods may fall under agriculture. Fish farming involves raising fish commercially in tanks or enclosures, usually for food.