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

Addison L. Lawrence

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Health & Welfare

What makes bioflocs great for shrimp?

Single-celled proteins in bioflocs can provide protein and other nutrients in shrimp feed, but what makes them enhance growth performance in shrimp? 


Biofloc: novel sustainable ingredient for shrimp feed

Recent research is demonstrating that biofloc-based proteins are suitable replacements for fishmeal in aquaculture diets. Since bioflocs can be produced while treating aquaculture effluents, a waste product can be converted into a valuable resource. 


Chemoattraction in aquatic feed management

The value of chemical stimulants to shrimp farming will come via reproducible methods to evaluate the efficacy of chemoattractants and feeding stimulants.