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

Ashutosh Srivastava

Aquafeeds

Optimizing culture of the weissflogii diatom

The diatom Thalassiosira weissflogii is important in the aquaculture industry to feed shrimp and shellfish larval stages in hatcheries. This study examined culture conditions for this diatom and determined that it can be successfully cultured semi-continuously and without population crashes. 

Aquafeeds

Novel reactor developed for indoor, high-density production of diatoms

The development of this reactor for the indoor cultivation of non-suspended microalgae like important diatoms such as Amphora spp., and the cellular dry matter values produced in this study will help bio-filming science support the development and improvement of in