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

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Intelligence

Yellow tail characin a candidate for expanded production

The yellow tail characin (Astyanax bimaculatus) is a species with much potential for expanded aquaculture production in Brazil, with many characteristics suitable for culture. More research is needed to improve and optimize aquaculture production technologies for this interesting species. 

Health & Welfare

Studies identify aquaculture potential for Cortez flounders

Preliminary studies at the University of Sonora showed that wild Cortez flounders readily adapted to captivity and accepted dry feeds. Results of this work encourage further investigations of its potential for aquaculture.