In channel catfish diets, amino acid uptake from purified feed supplements is faster than from intact proteins in practical feed ingredients.
Microbial flocs consist of a variety of bacteria, fungi, microalgae and other organisms suspended with detritus in culture water.
The excellent culture characteristics of hybrid walking catfish have made them the dominant culture type in Thailand.
Decisions on stocking channel catfish fry should be based on the abundance of large zooplankton in the pond water, rather than total zooplankton abundance.
Hydrolyzed fish byproducts can serve as highly digestible feed ingredients with significant amounts of amino acids and fatty acids.
Careful assessments, modeling and integration of juvenile releases with other fisheries management measures can help restore stocks in objectively planned enhancement programs.
Yellow catfish native to the state of Kerala in India could also be farmed in monoculture or polyculture, in earthen ponds or small floating cages.
Intensive production equipment and management techniques allow the Nuova Azzurro Fish Farm in Italy to raise about 50 metric tons of sea bass per raceway per year.
A survey found that catfish farmers lost about 2.5 percent of their product value to processing plant dockages. Out-of-size catfish represented the greatest losses.
ISO standards address documentation of operational and management activities required to fulfill customer expectations and requirements for food safety.