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

feed additive

Innovation & Investment

Global Aquaculture Innovation Award finalist: MNL Group

Chilean biotech firm says its natural feed additive, Futerpenol®, reduces or eliminates the need for antibiotics in farmed salmon and trout by stimulating the immune responses of the fish. 

Innovation & Investment

Global Aquaculture Innovation Award finalist: VakSea

An orally administered vaccine product holds great promise for aquaculture, and Maryland-based startup VakSea is on the cusp of providing one. Sensing a major opportunity, the company’s focus has pivoted to shrimp. 

Aquafeeds

Natural feed additive improves shrimp productivity

The digestive systems of shrimp are main entry points for bacterial and viral pathogens, and unfavorable microflora. Natural feed additives that combine different actions have proven effective in improving survival where shrimp are exposed to bacterial pathogens.