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

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Innovation & Investment

From small fry to big fish for Nigerian catfish farmer 

The 28-year-old founder and CEO of Tajin Farms – a catfish supplier and processing operation in Warri, Delta State – talks about his humble beginnings and bold plans for aquaculture in Africa. 

Innovation & Investment

Assessing coloration in channel catfish fillets

Because consumers look at color to gauge quality of catfish fillets, the authors developed a digital photography measurement method to assess yellowness. 

Innovation & Investment

Innovative aquaponics system frugal with fluids

As global demand for food rises, the focus on water resources will intensify. In Berlin, a four-year research project is demonstrating the feasibility of aquaponics, which can drastically cut water inputs. 

Responsibility

Giving a lift to tilapia farmers in Myanmar

The U.S. Soybean Export Council’s farm demonstrations, farmer education efforts and formulated feeds are boosting tilapia production in rural areas of Myanmar, where indigenous carp are more commonly raised. 

Intelligence

A motive, and a market, for farmed fish in Mexico

Boasting ample areas for aquaculture and a robust domestic demand for seafood – not to mention its close proximity to the U.S. market – a land of opportunity lies in Mexico. Fish farming is primed to meet its potential south