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

Microbial flocs for aquaculture

Microbial flocs consist of a variety of bacteria, fungi, microalgae and other organisms suspended with detritus in culture water. 


Intensive fish farming in Italy

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. 


Reducing dockages at catfish plants

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.