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

Gregory N. Whitis

Health & Welfare

U.S. field trials show promise for mullet farming in polyculture

Field trails in Alabama, USA, demonstrated the potential of raising striped mullet with Pacific white shrimp in inland ponds. Using wild-caught fingerlings at low density, the trials found the same survival rates as for mullet and shrimp grown separately. 


Direct energy use in channel catfish production

The direct energy input values for aquaculture include energy used in constructing facilities, producing seedstock and feed, powering mechanical aerators, applying feed and harvesting and processing culture animals. 

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