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


Innovation & Investment

AquaGen CEO: Genomics are transforming aquaculture

The CEO of AquaGen knew that the Norwegian research group’s work in genomics was key to the salmon industry’s future. And that was before she even worked there. 

Health & Welfare

Experiences in shrimp genetic improvement in seven countries

In eight genetic improvement programs in seven different countries, growth improvements have been constant in all programs, with annual improvement rates between 5 and 12 percent. Improvements in survival rates are less predictable and less consistent. 

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Health & Welfare

A look at aquaculture genomics

Advances in genomics assist aquaculture science by deepening the understanding of adaptation, physiology and quantitative genetics. 

Health & Welfare

Genomics: Applications in salmonid aquaculture

Advances in aquaculture research include the integration of genomics – the study of genes and their functions – into projects pursuing increased production efficiency.