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

Ignacio Llorente


Seafood demand and aquaculture growth

An analysis of the relationships between aquaculture development and its consequences on seafood consumption found both similarities and differences across countries and species. Developing and emerging producing countries coincided across seafood consumption and the share of local aquaculture in total 


Public opinions pose barriers for tuna consumption

Safety and sustainability are key concepts affecting consumers’ decisions on tuna consumption. Although the benefits of consumption exceed the potential negative effects, tuna’s harmful attributes tend to negatively impact purchasing in at-risk groups. 

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Market, trade flows of frozen tilapia in EU

Within the European market of frozen fish, tilapia play a minor role, with average yearly import quantities below 20,000 mt. China provides more than 80 percent of the total, while Indonesia is the second-largest exporter.