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



Novel light bank reactor aids in microalgae culture

The control of temperature and light intensity in microalgae culture in outdoor tanks is difficult. Progress in algal biotechnology and the use of photo-bioreactors, metabolic engineering and other advances supported development of a novel underwater light bank reactor that allows 


North American markets for fresh tilapia, part 2

Overall costs for hand filleting tilapia relate primarily to labor and the throughput of fish to be filleted. Labor is the largest expense. Salaries vary, and cutters’ yield efficiencies increase with practice. 

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