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

Bartholomew W. Green

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Reducing digestible protein in pond production of hybrid striped bass

A significant reduction is possible in the digestible protein level in commercial diets for hybrid striped bass using ideal protein diet formulation, a robust set of ingredient nutrient availabilities, and a higher level (45 percent) of muscle profile as the 

Health & Welfare

Successful production of Nile and blue tilapia fry

The relationship between production in subtropical earthen ponds of fry suitable for hormonal sex inversion and degree days was quantified for Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus; Egypt strain) and blue tilapia (O. aureus). 


Biofloc technology production promising in temperate zones

A study was conducted to assess the feasibility to grow Channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in an outdoor biofloc system during winter in a temperate zone. High biomasses of market-size channel catfish were successfully maintained through the winter with high survival 


Tilapia farming in Honduras

Tilapia farming in Honduras began with the Special Tilapia Project farm, the first tilapia farm producing exclusively to supply the export market.