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

Christian Minjarez-Osorio

Health & Welfare

Salinity tolerance of Gulf corvina, prospective aquaculture species

After six weeks of experimental culture, comparable growth and survival were recorded in juvenile Gulf corvina raised at salinities of 5, 15, 25 or 35 ppt. Coupled with stable plasma osmolality values observed in fish at the varied salinities, these 

Health & Welfare

Studies identify aquaculture potential for Cortez flounders

Preliminary studies at the University of Sonora showed that wild Cortez flounders readily adapted to captivity and accepted dry feeds. Results of this work encourage further investigations of its potential for aquaculture.