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



Joint culture of carps in Bangladesh

The addition of cheap, fast-growing silver carp to ponds with major carps would allow farmers to sell fish while retaining some for food purposes. 


Continued evolution: Polyculture in Bangladesh

Traditional culture of native carps in Bangladesh has been diversified by the polyculture of introduced carps with tila­pia and catfish. Production is becoming increasingly intensive, with an accompanying need for greater feed and other inputs. The culture of Thai pangas 


Shrimp farming in Bangladesh

As Ban­gladesh strives for gains in exports, its shrimp industry is addressing production efficiency, disease control and responsible development. 


Tilapia culture systems in Bangladesh

Tilapia culture systems in Bangladesh play a “silent” role in meeting poor peoples’ needs and, increasingly, of a growing demand in formal markets.