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

diatoms

Aquafeeds

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 

Responsibility

Silicon, diatoms in aquaculture

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

Health & Welfare

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.