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

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Responsibility

Salinity in aquaculture, Part 2

Prof. Boyd on how to measure salinity in aquaculture, examining electrical conductivity (specific conductance), density, chlorinity and refractive index. 

Health & Welfare

More tilapia, higher profit?

The introduction of tilapia to irrigation reservoirs in Israel improved the efficiency of water usage and reduced the cost of water needed for tilapia culture. Although requiring considerable investment, many dual-use reservoirs were constructed and equipped for efficient harvesting.