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

Ahmed Mustafa

Health & Welfare

Stress susceptibility of echinoderms under aquaculture conditions

If an animal is stressed, its immune function decreases, and vulnerability to diseases increases. Since there is currently no effective treatment for disease in echinoderms, the authors examined the impacts of handling and salinity fluctuations on the immune functions of 

Aquafeeds

Kudzu component: Stress reliever for fish?

A study was performed to determine the effects of puerarin, a biologically active ingredient in the roots of kudzu, on stress modulation in farmed salmon.