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

EPA

Intelligence

See-food: Eat fish for healthy eyes

A significant body of research has demonstrated that regular and increased consumption of essential omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the risk of developing macular disease, providing us with an opportunity to help protect our eyes through proper nutrition and diet. 

Health & Welfare

Long-chain PUFA requirements of juvenile California yellowtail

This study shows that soybean oil can totally replace fish oil in California yellowtail aquafeeds without affecting production performance and reducing the omega-3 fatty acid profile of fish tissues, as long as acceptable levels of ARA and DHA are provided. 

Aquafeeds

Evaluating Nannochloropsis-based feeds for tilapia

This study assessed the efficacy and nutritional properties of the marine alga Nannochloropsis salina as a feed ingredient using tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) as a model species. Results showed adequate growth, survival, FCR and enhanced EPA levels. 

Aquafeeds

Consideraciones para ingredientes alternativos en alimentos acuícolas

Una clave para expandir la acuacultura es encontrar fuentes alternativas de proteínas y aceites. La suplementación o sustitución de aceite de pescado en los alimentos acuícolas con fuentes alternativas de lípidos – semillas oleaginosas, microalgas, insectos y otros - parece