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

Daniel D. Benetti


Maximizing nutrition for adult marine fish

Since fish consume more feed in the final stages of growout, the development of ecologically efficient and nutritionally adequate diets for adult fish should be a priority. Digestible protein-digestible energy ratios are important for optimizing feeding efficiency in feed formulation 

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Innovation & Investment

Offshore cages survive hurricanes

Emerging offshore aquaculture projects are proving they can endure hurricane-force winds, strong waves and high currents associated with major storms. 


Offshore cobia project

The objective is to demonstrate that cobia can be successfully raised in the Bahamas using advanced offshore technology with low impact and high yield. 


Aquaculture of pelagic fish, part 5

The hatchery and cage culture of cobia in Taiwan, where these fish are known as “lings,” has developed into a successful industry. 


Aquaculture of pelagic fish, part 4

Mahimahi, also known as dolphin fish and dorado, has long been recognized as a high-value pelagic fish with excellent potential for aquaculture. 

Health & Welfare

Cleaner fish: Neon gobies

Using neon gobies in broodstock maturation tanks as a form of parasite control is an effective alternative to the use of chemical treatments.