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

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Innovation & Investment

Artemia, the ‘magic powder’ fueling a multi-billion-dollar industry

Artemia, microscopic brine shrimp used as feed in hatcheries, are the unsung heroes of aquaculture. Experts say artemia is still inspiring innovation more than 50 years after initial commercialization. These creatures are much more than Sea-Monkeys. 

Health & Welfare

Oysters and the impacts of climate change

In recent decades, mass summer mortality in oyster aquaculture has become widespread, with 50 percent of crops lost in a given year. Losses are often associated with spawning, which is normally seasonal but highly temperature-dependent.