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

Artur N. Rombenso

Health & Welfare

Long-chain PUFA requirements of juvenile California yellowtail

This study shows that soybean oil can totally replace fish oil in California yellowtail aquafeeds without affecting production performance and reducing the omega-3 fatty acid profile of fish tissues, as long as acceptable levels of ARA and DHA are provided. 

Health & Welfare

Feeding rate, frequency affect growth of juvenile Atlantic spadefish

The quality flesh and striking coloration of Atlantic spadefish suggest potential in both seafood and ornamental markets. To identify appropriate feeding rates and frequencies, the authors evaluated juvenile spadefish fed daily at varying regimens. 

Responsibility

Mariculture projects in Rio de Janeiro

A partnership among the private, academic and government sectors is advancing the development of mariculture in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ongoing projects include a marine fish hatchery, demonstration unit and experimental integrated multi-trophic aquaculture system.