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

Albert G. J. Tacon

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Tailoring feed to farm conditions

In a study, the authors evaluated the stability of six commercial feeds under temperature and salinity conditions that occur at most shrimp farms in Brazil. 


New ingredients for shrimp feeds, Part 2

"New" ingredients like seaweed meals, particularly from various kelp species, provide trace minerals and vitamin A, and increase the palatability of shrimp feeds. 


New ingredients for shrimp feeds, Part 1

New ingredients and processes are figuring prominently in the production of more-nutritious and better-balanced “specialty" shrimp feeds.