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

Gary Fornshell

Intelligence

Water quality in tilapia transport, from farm to retail

When producers and markets are separated by long distances, economic losses can occur. In a review involving tilapia, water quality was adequate in hauling trucks, although pH levels dropped during transport. 

Health & Welfare

Ultrasound helps stage sturgeons for caviar production

Biopsies and polarization index measurements of mature sturgeons are highly variable and not always accurate in indicating egg maturity. Ultrasonic imaging offers a simple, less time-consuming and reliable alternative for evaluating sturgeons’ sex and oocyte maturity.