News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.
Health & Welfare

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Health & Welfare

Prototype RAS raises larval penaeid shrimp

RAS technology can be applied to shrimp culture. The author developed a small-scale prototype RAS for shrimp larval culture that successfully reared monodon nauplii to PL15. 

Health & Welfare

Captive reproduction, larviculture of Florida pompano

U.S. trials indicated wild-caught pampano could be feed trained and spawned in captivity via hormonal induction. Observations of fecundity, egg fertilization rates, and spawning frequency suggested that quan­tities of pompano seedstock could be produced over time. Although survival during test 

Health & Welfare

Hepatitis E an emerging foodborne illness

Although hepatitis E is infrequent in developed nations, additional cases may occur due to global travel patterns and importation of seafood. 

Health & Welfare

Finishing diet improves sea bream quality

A finely tuned fishing diet can improve growth and feed utilization of sea bream grown previously on diets with low levels of fishmeal and fish oil.