Net pens aquaculture is a negative and detrimental industry that should not be allowed in U.S waters. Studies demonstrate that net pens aquaculture increases the spread of communicable diseases, infections, and parasites. Benthic communities are heavily impacted by the excrement and feed. Biodiversity is on a global decline from the operations of net pens such as orcas changing their migration paths to avoid the cesspool that is net pens aquaculture. Fish feed and fish oil served to farmed fish is depressing the populations of native fish. To make one ton of farmed fish, it takes half a ton of wild fish. We are depleting wild fish for the sake of continuing it's supplement. Please consider this bill as it will revive the natural wildlife that is significantly in danger from these operations.