Health & Welfare

Microsporidian impacts shrimp production

...Tim Flegel. Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP), a microsporidian parasite that has been widely found in Asia and other parts of the world, is impacting aquaculture production by severely retarding the growth... 

Aquafeeds

Natural feed additive improves shrimp productivity

...and Dr. Tim Goossens reported in the January/February 2014 issue of the Global Aquaculture Advocate that natural feed additives combining different action mechanisms, such as direct bactericide/bacteriostatic properties, as well... 

Intelligence

Comparing nutritional values of wild and farmed whitefish

...367 ± 28 g) were collected from another commercial fish farm (Timpner Farms, Pinckneyville, Ill.). Wild fish and farmed largemouth bass were collected by angling with artificial lures, whereas farmed... 

Intelligence

On the Job: Modern-day oyster lassies

...profession,” the 23-year-old admitted. “I was studying languages at university but became disillusioned with the career prospects and the thought of spending my life working indoors.” Edwards’ father, Tim, was... 

Intelligence

En el trabajo: muchachas de ostras de hoy en día

...idea de pasar mi vida trabajando bajo techo.” El padre de Edwards, Tim, estaba administrando un vivero de ostras para Porlock Bay Oysters, una Compañía de Interés Comunitario (CIC), y... 

Intelligence

At Aquaculture Roundtable Series, talk of change for Thai shrimp

...the competitive exclusion of pathogenic and opportunistic bacteria such as Vibrio sp. “Consistency generates reduction of protocols risk with its standardization over time,” he concluded. “It also creates higher predictability... 

Intelligence

Tropical abalone DNA reveals untapped growth potential

...same time and reared together, the environmental component is reduced, making the genetics easier to evaluate. The problem commonly faced is that microscopic larvae cannot be physically tagged, so they... 

Aquafeeds

Aquaculture Exchange: Dr. Tom Zeigler

...sustainable, so you have to do both. The focus changes from time to time, and I guess it depends on who’s writing the headlines and what’s popular at the time....