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

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Intelligence

Hatching a plan for Florida oyster farming

Panacea Oyster Co-op and Pensacola Bay Oyster Co. each aim to open dedicated oyster hatcheries in Florida, which could have a significant impact on the state’s aquaculture industry. 

Health & Welfare

Triploid hard clams evaluated for Florida aquaculture

Induced triploidy could theoretically improve the survival of cultured hard clams because triploids divert energy from reproduction to somatic growth, resulting in larger and potentially hardier clams than diploids. 

Health & Welfare

Pompano reared to market size in RAS

In a trial, rearing density affected the mean weight and weight gain of pompano, although dif­ferences between treatments be­came apparent toward the end of the study.