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

Overview of mechanical pond aeration

Mechanical pond aerators increase the rate at which oxygen from air enters water by providing a greater surface area to facilitate diffusion. 


Freshwater prawn farming in Brazil

Freshwater prawns are farmed in almost all states in Brazil, although the industry is concentrated in the southeast region, mainly the state of Espirito Santo. 

Health & Welfare

Freshwater prawn culture in India

The giant freshwater prawn and the riverine prawn are cultured in India, where the per-capita intake of meat and milk is poor. Fish and prawns play a vital role people’s diets. 


Extrusion processing of aquatic feeds, Part 2

In the aquaculture industry, extruders have been used to produce a great variety of products, but today most of these feeds fall into the sinking or floating categories.