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

B. Laxmappa

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India’s reservoirs show significant potential for aquaculture

Reservoirs cover about 3 million hectares of surface area in India, and are a growing resource with enormous potential for increasing their fisheries and extensive aquaculture yield, as well as a source of increased employment. 

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Weighing the risks of farming non-native fish species in India

Food security is a priority in India, and there is huge potential for the expanded culture of non-native fish species. While many farmers have improved their socio-economic conditions through farming non-native fish species, their spread into open water resources presents