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

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Health & Welfare

The unmet promise of pondside PCR

A new generation of technology, portable PCR, offers potential for affordable, immediate, pondside diagnosis in easy-to-use handheld kits. But will it live up to the hype? 

Responsibility

Opinion: Aquaculture’s way forward is to embrace zonal management

The idea that fish farms’ health and safety are interconnected is not new. Even the best-run farms are not protected from diseases or pollution from another farm close by, so further measures are necessary, argues Anton Immink of Sustainable Fisheries 

Innovation & Investment

Mucosal mapping architect wins aquaculture innovation award

Quantidoc AS in Norway is the commercialization of Prof. Karin Pittman’s years of fish health research. Pittman, winner of this year’s Global Aquaculture Innovation and Leadership Award, utilizes stereology to measure and better understand mucous on gill, gut and skin 

Health & Welfare

Aquaculture disease experts to download at GOAL 2016

At this year’s GOAL conference in Guangzhou, China, leading animal welfare and aquatic animal disease experts will share knowledge about how producers can gird their operations. EMS, EHP, streptococcosis and sea lice will be addressed, as will the latest in