The large-scale shift of corn from animal feed to ethanol production is a potentially disruptive force in the feed ingredient world.
About 60 percent of China’s aquaculture production is freshwater fish. Carps top the list, although many other native and non-native species are also raised.
In the water of aquaculture systems, certain bacteria transform potentially toxic ammonia to nontoxic nitrate through nitrification.
A new scalable modular concept for lobster culture developed in Norway relies on automation to perform most production procedures.
Freshwater fish culture is practiced in every state in Brazil, primarily at small-scale earthen pond facilities, but tilapia culture in reservoir cages is increasing.
As reflected in a survey by the authors, rising productivity and higher yields have made pangus culture more profitable than carp farming.
A revitalization of the huge integrated Dipasena Citra Darmaja farm complex is directing individual farmers to raise white shrimp using biosecure protocols in a modular culture approach.
Widely distributed in shellfish and the coastal waters they inhabit, Vibrio vulnificus bacteria account for 95 percent of all seafood-related deaths in the United States.
To further development of freshwater fish farming in Papua New Guinea, farmers need improved supplies of fingerlings and appropriate training and extension services.
From recirculation units, earthen ponds and sea pens in Australia, barramundi are spreading to other continents due to the advent of sophisticated modular culture systems.