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

CSIRO

Health & Welfare

Turning the tide against a deadly oyster virus

This article from Australia’s CSIRO details the "race" to breed oysters genetically predisposed to resist Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS), a disease that is harmless to humans but so lethal to oysters that it can kill more than 90 percent of a crop 

Intelligence

Use your ‘license to gill’

Fish is the world’s most traded protein – and a healthy choice that will help feed the world’s growing population into the future. Aquaculture represents the most efficient method by which to convert feed to edible protein, and its use 

Intelligence

Mechanisms of shrimp coloration

Color can impact the price of shrimp, with dark red preferred in some markets. Research using colorimeters to quantify color in raw and cooked shrimp found that although shrimp raised on white or black substrates exhibited different coloration, total carotenoid 

Innovation & Investment

Cooperation grows Australian aquaculture

Expansion of the Bribie Island Research Centre allows agencies to tackle multidisciplinary research tasks to help the Australian aquaculture industry.