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

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Aquafeeds

Polychaete worms reduce waste, provide food in aquaculture

Adaptable and diverse, polychaetes can adapt their feeding behaviors to environmental conditions. Nereis diversicolor, a marine polychaete that can tolerate wide temperature and salinity ranges, is a good candidate for RAS enhancement. 

Health & Welfare

Taurine: Critical supplement for marine fish feed

Taurine may not only improve growth and performance, but also is required to reduce nutritional diseases such as green liver disease and low hematocrit levels in some fish. 

Aquafeeds

Amino acid requirements in developing marine fish

Most marine fish have pelagic eggs with large pools of free amino acids of fairly constant proportion regardless of species. The amino acids provide energy for metabolism and are an important nutritional asset for growing embryos.