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

D.J.W. Moriarty

Health & Welfare

Reviewing the safety of aquaculture probiotics

Probiotics are naturally occurring microbes in cultured animals or their environments that compete with bacterial path­o­gens to favorably alter the rearing environment and improve an­imal health. The success of a pro­biotic strain depends not only upon its stated and actual