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.