The Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Achotines Laboratory in southern Panama is the world’s only facility with nearly year-round availability of tuna eggs and larvae. A study is comparing the reproductive biology, genetics and early life history of yellowfin and Pacific
Proper management of broodstock nutrition encompasses providing the right amounts of the proper specialized nutrients during the right developmental stages.
The University of the Canary Islands in Spain is researching yellowtail broodstock management and larval rearing to promote aquaculture diversification in Europe.
In Peru, some wild cockle communities have been so overfished that total fishing bans are being considered. A project was therefore established to develop sustainable spat production as a crucial step toward the implementation of a conservation strategy for blood
With a hatchery system that involves collection of eggs and larvae, and hormonal sex reversal, it is possible to produce billions of monosex tilapia (all-male) fry to satisfy demand and accelerate aquaculture development.
The wide distribution and ongoing improvement of GIFT tilapia in Sri Lanka is raising living standards and employment for women in rural areas.
Cobia is a top emerging candidate for tropical and subtropical marine fish aquaculture. The University of Miami Experimental Hatchery has led ongoing research to advance the viability of raising hatchery-reared cobia.
A study in Brazil found that the growth superiority brought about by within-family selection of tested shrimp transmitted to the next generation of animals.
Although many companies avoid the costs associated with setting up proactive disease management infrastructure, failure to do so can result in losses that far outweigh the costs.