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

Energy

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Examining energy use in shrimp farming

While intensive shrimp farms in Australia and elsewhere are sensitive to rising energy prices, global intensification and farming innovations have led to significant improvements in shrimp farm energy efficiency. Important among the changes was the global switch to zero-exchange production 

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Energy efficiency of aquaculture

Readily available energy has supported expanded seafood production. Feed production is the major energy-consuming aspect of finfish and crustacean culture. 

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Solar energy technology for aquaculture

Researchers are evaluating whether off-the-shelf flat-plate solar collectors can maintain stable recirculating aquaculture system temperatures.