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

Daniel Lemos


Feeding the world in 2050

To support projected food demands, production must rise an estimated 70 percent above current values. Aquaculture can play a key role in raising food in limited space for feeding a growing population. 

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White shrimp study compares commercial feed attractants

A recent study in Brazil tested the efficacy of nine commercial feed attractants for Litopenaeus vannamei. Condensed fish-soluble protein, an amino acid complex with digested bivalve mollusk, and whole squid protein hydrolysate stimulated the highest feeding responses. 


Tailoring feed to farm conditions

In a study, the authors evaluated the stability of six commercial feeds under temperature and salinity conditions that occur at most shrimp farms in Brazil.