Para que cualquier empresa tenga éxito, en última instancia debe ser consciente de la línea de fondo. Sin embargo, la rentabilidad no tiene por qué venir a expensas de la filantropía. Dos empresas de acuicultura, a menos de 100 millas de distancia de la costa este de los Estados Unidos, han demostrado que el éxito se puede medir más allá del dinero.
The technical director for the U.K. seafood industry authority, Seafish, talks to the Advocate about the challenges facing aquaculture expansion and why it will be seafood that fills the protein gap that many are expecting in the future.
Peter Bridson, who steered aquaculture research for Seafood Watch and its highly influential marketplace recommendations for six years, now runs his own consultancy, Seagreen Research. He discusses global food security, certification standards and gradually changing perceptions about farmed salmon.
Bivalve shellfish culture is a low-impact form of protein production, and in many cases is a net-positive for water quality. So why move it indoors? Smit & Smit in the Netherlands has a good argument for doing so.
Aquaculture ponds accumulate organic matter from organic fertilizer, remains of microorganisms produced within the pond, feces of the culture animals and uneaten feed. Claude E. Boyd, Ph.D., details the leading organic matter management practices, and says that the accumulation of
A study was conducted to assess the feasibility to grow Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in an outdoor biofloc system during winter in a temperate zone. High biomasses of market-size channel catfish were successfully maintained through the winter with high survival
La epiteliocystis es una infección emergente en la dorada cultivada, y también es letal en los cultivos de mesocosmos de larvas de sargo picudo. Dos estudios de esta enfermedad en sitios en Grecia y Creta han caracterizado los quistes branquiales
A wide range of important topics was discussed at the Aquaculture 2016 conference and trade show in Las Vegas last week. Editor Emeritus Darryl Jory shares his notes from the four-day event, which occurs every three years.
The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization convened fishery officials from around the world in Morocco last week and referred to the industry as the world's fastest-growing food-producing sector. This infographic takes a closer look at the importance of aquaculture
An R&D trial was conducted with shrimp biofloc technology at a commercial facility in Saudi Arabia. Results indicated that biofloc technology can be effectively applied, with some protocol adjustments, in the KSA’s extreme desert environmental conditions.