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

Anguilla japonica

Health & Welfare

Japanese eels: Progress in breeding and nutrition

The Japanese eel (Anguilla japonica) is cultured in ponds in Japan, China, the Republic of Korea and other countries. Ongoing research is addressing knowledge gaps in the domestication, controlled breeding and nutritional requirements of the species. 

Health & Welfare

Japanese eel aquaculture in Korea

After a decade of research, Korea has produced individual glass eels for Japanese eel aquaculture. Despite dependence upon the wild seed, Japanese eel aquaculture production has been growing significantly and comprises over 27 percent of Korea’s freshwater aquaculture.