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

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Health & Welfare

Biofloc technology holds potential for carnivorous fish species

Juvenile carnivorous African catfish performed well in biofloc-based systems, which could help produce better quality and more disease-resistant seed of this important aquaculture species and support the expansion of African catfish farming industry. 


Optimizing tilapia biofloc technology systems, part 3

The economic and environmental performance of tilapia biofloc technology systems are compared against other conventional tilapia grow-out production systems, highlighting the merits of BFT as a competitive and sustainable alternative low-cost intensive feedlot technology. 


Optimizing tilapia biofloc technology systems, part 2

Chambo Fisheries, one of the world’s largest tilapia biofloc tank farms and the largest in Africa, has developed its own, on-farm production of specialized feeds and procedures to optimize feed applications and feeding rates. 

Health & Welfare

Building a better shrimp nursery, part 2

Shrimp nursery systems offer the shrimp industry an important opportunity to increase profits, by helping produce strong, healthy and uniform juveniles with significant potential for compensatory growth after their transfer for final pond grow-out. Biofloc technology and water quality are