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

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There’s more than one way to grow tilapia  

Tilapia aquaculture has expanded significantly in the last 30 years. Production systems range from extensive, low-density and low-technology in small earthen ponds, to semi-intensive systems in larger ponds, to recirculating systems with high densities.   

Health & Welfare

Tilapia cage farm management in Brazil

Much of Brazil’s expanding tilapia aquaculture takes place in floating cages with sturdy frames and nets made from plastic-coated steel or polypropylene. 

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Lobster aquaculture in eastern Indonesia, part 1

Lobster cage culture has great potential in Indonesia. The current industry consists of about 1,000 small-scale farm units, many of which raise lobsters in polyculture with seaweed and grouper.