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

DNA markers help manage Nile tilapia stocks

Determining changes in the genetic diversity of selected hatch­ery stocks provides a means to monitor inbreeding, con­trol loss of genetic diversity and achieve sustainable levels of genetic gain. 


Effluent effects from aquaculture ponds

In general, lower-intensity pond and cage farming tends to discharge higher overall pollution loads in farm effluents than closed aquaculture systems. 


Automated temperature-controlled recirculation systems

A temperature-control system with a central chiller was found to enhance chilling and research capacity over a system with multiple unit chillers because replicating experiments in a single process control system minimized variations in the temperatures and chilling rates in