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

Australia

Innovation & Investment

Poniendo a la vista la acuacultura Australiana

La acuacultura Australiana recibe atención necesaria más tarde este mes, cuando Fish 2.0 organiza un taller regional centrado en la innovación y la inversión en Melbourne. 

Innovation & Investment

Bringing Australian aquaculture into view

Australian aquaculture gets some needed attention later this month when Fish 2.0 holds a regional workshop focused on innovation and investment in Melbourne. 

Health & Welfare

Turning the tide against a deadly oyster virus

This article from Australia’s CSIRO details the "race" to breed oysters genetically predisposed to resist Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS), a disease that is harmless to humans but so lethal to oysters that it can kill more than 90 percent of a crop 

Innovation & Investment

Australia incentivizing innovation in aquaculture

A government-funded $3 million (AUS) project by innovationXchange, WWF and others seeks transformative solutions from entrepreneurs for small-scale producers in the Indo-Pacific region. The competition’s three challenges include fresh thinking on feed, “new ocean products” and sustainable design. 

Aquafeeds

Feed tray management lowers FCRs, shrimp production costs in Australia

Shrimp farmers in Australia believe that applying smaller amounts of feed regularly is an effective strategy for maximizing feed conversion in ponds. By providing more time for shrimp to rest between eating cycles, consistently lower FCRs have been achieved.