Intelligence

Queen conchs conservation through aquaculture, education

...to the juvenile stage. Conch larvae require phytoplankton food throughout their larval cycle. Once competent, the conchs were induced to settle using a red seaweed metamorphic cue. Adult queen conch... 

Responsibility

Enhanching sustainability with integrated multitrophic aquaculture

...site. Integrated multitrophic aquaculture Integrated multitrophic aquaculture (IMTA) systems combine fed aquaculture of fish with extractive inorganic aquaculture of seaweed and extractive organic aquaculture of shellfish. The approach is based... 

Innovation & Investment

Power move: Japanese energy firm getting in on RAS shrimp

...bottom of the tanks while an oxygen-generating system can be adjusted according to biomass. The system also uses low-salinity, high-hardness water and offers a quasi-natural environment with artificial seaweed that... 

Responsibility

‘Model’ tilapia venture shows mettle in Mozambique

...922 of these jobs came from aquaculture. The sector is grossly underdeveloped, and Mozambique mainly produces prawns, along with some tilapia and seaweed. Giant tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon) production nearly... 

Aquafeeds

Least-cost formulation software in shrimp aquafeed production

...disease resistance to disease. This has become especially important to reduce outbreaks of shrimp viral diseases. Immunostimulants used include beta glucans, bacterial extracts, blood plasma, seaweed byproducts and yeast. Probiotics... 

Responsibility

In South Africa, abalone farming goes for gold

...Loubser, Viking’s future plans include setting up wind turbines at both their production farms. The company will also be investing in seaweed production on a large scale, making it less... 

Responsibility

Sea cucumbers enhance IMTA system with abalone, kelp in China

...involving fish, seaweed and shellfish is well developed in China’s Sanggou Bay. A new IMTA system combining abalone (Haliotis discus hannai), kelp (Laminaria japonica) and sea cucumbers (Apostichopus japonicas) offers...