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

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Waste in aquaculture, Part 2

Part 2 of this article reviews proper waste production from feed, chemicals and pathogens in an effort support improved and sustainable aquaculture production. 

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Waste in aquaculture: Part 1

A review of various aspects of waste production from aquaculture, their sources and components, and methods of management for different culture systems. 

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Toxicity of chemical substances in aquaculture

Prof. Boyd discusses toxicity of chemical substances in aquaculture systems and the difficulties in establishing safe concentration limits for toxic metabolites. 

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The blue dimensions of aquaculture

Authors review global aquaculture production, including development, farming systems, environmental concerns and further growth potential. 

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Aquaculture leads fish production, consumption to new highs

The most recent biennial report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations stresses the growing importance that aquaculture has as new records for global seafood production and consumption were reached in 2016. 

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We can meet our planet’s protein needs with aquaculture

Science tells us that domesticated livestock and fowl cannot begin to address our world’s near-term protein needs, and that farming fish is our best option. Getting more public support is critical to the success of aquaculture and our planet. 

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Project seeks to synergize Canada’s Arctic charr industry

A project to develop Arctic charr culture and commercialization in Canada involves governmental and non-governmental agencies, universities and research institutes, and Canadian producers from eight provinces and territories of Canada.