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

Stirling researcher preps eyestalk-ablation alternative trials

University of Stirling Ph.D. student Simão Zacarias, who is from is Beira, Mozambique, will soon travel to Isla del Tigre, Honduras, to document evidence showing the benefits of breeding shrimp without eyestalk ablation. His is a journey of hopeful discovery.

Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture Exchange: Flavio Corsin, IDH

IDH Vietnam Manager Flavio Corsin speaks passionately about the importance of controlling disease and getting all stakeholders to put competition aside and pull on the same end of the rope. Improvement initiatives for pangasius, shrimp and tilapia are among the 

Aquafeeds

A look at phospholipids in aquafeeds

Phospholipids are the major constituents of cell membranes and are vital to the normal function of every cell and organ. The inclusion of phospholipids in aquafeeds ensures increased growth, better survival and stress resistance, and prevention of skeletal deformities of 

Aquafeeds

Estudiando el crecimiento de camarón en diferentes sistemas de biofloc

Un estudio llevado a cabo con camarones juveniles (Litopenaeus vannamei) criados en sistemas experimentales de biofloc utilizó cuatro tratamientos. Los resultados indican que las diferencias en la gestión y la fuente de carbohidratos pueden llevar a disparidades sustanciales en el 

Responsibility

Can sustainable mariculture match agriculture’s output?

Global, sustainable mariculture production, developed on a massive, sustainable scale and using just a small fraction of the world’s oceanic areas, could eventually match the output of land-based agriculture production. Scale and international law considerations require the involvement of many 

Innovation & Investment

Pioneering U.K. mussel farm channels innovation, ambition

John Holmyard’s family has navigated a complex journey to get their rope-grown mussel farm operational in the waters off southern England. Offshore Shellfish Ltd. has solved the puzzles of bespoke equipment, a perplexing permitting process and the social license to 

Intelligence

The one that got away from the New York Times   

Seafood industry veteran Phil Walsh takes a satirical look at how mainstream media filter news reports about wild and farmed fish. But the marketplace influence of unnamed “insiders” is no joke. 

Intelligence

Carácido cola amarilla, un candidato para mayor producción

El carácido cola amarilla (Astyanax bimaculatus) es una especie con mucho potencial para una mayor producción acuícola en Brasil, con muchas características adecuadas para el cultivo. Se necesita más investigación para mejorar y optimizar las tecnologías de producción acuícola de 

Responsibility

Weighing the risks of farming non-native fish species in India

Food security is a priority in India, and there is huge potential for the expanded culture of non-native fish species. While many farmers have improved their socio-economic conditions through farming non-native fish species, their spread into open water resources presents 

Intelligence

Survey: Food safety becoming Chinese consumers’ top priority

In a survey of more than 1,500 Chinese consumers, the authors studied their fresh food purchasing behavior and found food safety to be the top priority. These consumers are willing to pay more for safe, fresh food, and they’re paying 

Responsibility

Responsible Aquaculture Foundation offers multilingual knowledge online

The nonprofit organization established by the leaders of the Global Aquaculture Alliance is answering the growing need for targeted aquaculture training. Its newly unveiled global online education platform will enable the further development of a sustainable global aquaculture industry.