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

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Aquafeeds

Why I chose to judge the F3 challenge

In an opinion piece for the Advocate, the director of ocean sustainability science at the New England Aquarium talks about the F3 Challenge and what the first X Prize for aquaculture could do for the industry: drive innovation.  

Aquafeeds

GOAL video: Gorjan Nikolik on fishmeal

Gorjan Nikolik, senior industry analyst for Rabobank, presented on fishmeal’s transformation from commodity to a “high-priced strategic protein” at the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual GOAL conference in Vancouver. See the full video of his presentation. 

Responsibility

Aquaculture Exchange: Alan Shaw, Calysta

Turn fuel into animal food? Calysta can do that. The California biotech company is now hoping for greater buy-in from aquaculture, its target market. CEO Alan Shaw talks about the potential of FeedKind and its ambitious plans for 2016 and 

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U.S. agencies focus on fishmeal in feed

The National Oceanic and Atmo­spheric Administration and U.S. Department of Agriculture joined forces through the NOAA-USDA Alternative Feeds Initiative to identify feed ingredients that will reduce the amount of fishmeal and fish oil in aquaculture feeds while maintaining the human