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

barramundi

Health & Welfare

Predicting parasite outbreaks in fish farms through environmental DNA

This article presents the results of a study using environmental DNA methodology for the early detection and quantification of various pathogens in farmed barramundi, where the technique showed to be a powerful and novel tool to predict fish mortalities. 

Intelligence

Adding flavor complexity to farmed barramundi

Organoleptic attributes such as flavor and aroma are among the most important factors that influence consumer acceptability and demand for fish products. Consumers have identified farmed fish as less complex and lacking “sealike” or “sea-fresh” flavors and aromas.