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

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Land-use efficiency study puts aquaculture on a pedestal

Focused on land-use implications of terrestrial meat production, the study concluded that aquaculture can meet the protein demands of a growing global population without adding strain on arable land, water or our other natural resources. 

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A look at integrated multi-trophic aquaculture

In integrated multi-trophic aquaculture, farmers combine the cultivation of fed species such as finfish or shrimp with extractive seaweeds, aquatic plants and shellfish and other invertebrates that recapture organic and inorganic particulate nutrients for their growth. 

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Water use at integrated aquaculture-agriculture farms

Fish farming in Egypt is not formally recognized as an agricultural activity, so aquaculture cannot use water from irrigation canals. However, fish are raised as primary or secondary crops in combination with fruit and other plant crops.