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

Category Innovation & Investment

Innovation & Investment

Patent law affects innovation in aquaculture

A virus that causes pancreas disease was patented, but when a vaccine produced by a patent licensee was found insufficient, another company developed a vaccine based on a different strain of the virus. The courts in Norway determined the work 

Innovation & Investment

Marine aquaculture with copper alloy nets

The use of copper alloy nets in marine aquaculture shows promise in improving biofouling resistance and net chamber volume integrity, reducing maintenance costs, and preventing fish escapement and loss due to predation. 

Innovation & Investment

Susan Chamberlain: 1956-2012

Of Susan Chamberlain many wonderful traits – in particular her kindness, generosity and trustworthiness – her dedication helped the Global Aquaculture Alliance endure. 

Innovation & Investment

Cooperation grows Australian aquaculture

Expansion of the Bribie Island Research Centre allows agencies to tackle multidisciplinary research tasks to help the Australian aquaculture industry. 

Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture insurance and reinsurance

As aquaculture grows, the industry will need tailored insurance solutions that address the realities of varied production methods and locations. 

Innovation & Investment

Low-space bioreactors remove ammonia in recirculating systems

Despite their relatively small footprint, low-space bioreactors deliver sustainable and cost-effective biological wastewater treatment, particularly in recirculating aquaculture systems, where ammonia removal is critical. 

Innovation & Investment

Philippines farmers apply ASA-IM high-density technology to raise marine fish

The Soy-In-Aquaculture project in the Philippines has introduced low-volume, high-density cage culture production methodology for use with high-value marine species. The technology was developed to maximize farmers’ profits, improve productivity, reduce feed-conversion ratios and limit environmental degradation.