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



Novel reactor developed for indoor, high-density production of diatoms

The development of this reactor for the indoor cultivation of non-suspended microalgae like important diatoms such as Amphora spp., and the cellular dry matter values produced in this study will help bio-filming science support the development and improvement of in 

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Silicon, diatoms in aquaculture

The silicon plants take up in silicic acid from water strengthens cell walls. Among the phytoplankton, diatoms particularly need silicon. 

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Improved shrimp larviculture using diatoms

Progressive hatchery operators recognize the benefits of adding benthic pennate diatoms of the genera Amphora and Navicula to their larviculture tanks.