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

Advocate Tag: Ilima Loomis

Innovation & Investment

Petri dish to plate: How close is cellular seafood?

Companies growing meat in laboratories need to overcome challenges including cost, regulation and consumer acceptance. Proponents believe there’s a place in the market for lab-grown fish meat. 

Health & Welfare

La promesa no cumplida de PCR al borde de los estanques

Una nueva generación de tecnología, PCR portátil, ofrece potencial para un diagnóstico al lado de los estanques asequible e inmediato en kits de mano fáciles de usar. Pero, ¿estará a la altura del despliegue publicitario? 

Health & Welfare

The unmet promise of pondside PCR

A new generation of technology, portable PCR, offers potential for affordable, immediate, pondside diagnosis in easy-to-use handheld kits. But will it live up to the hype? 

Health & Welfare

Born in Hawaii, SPF broodstock shrimp industry faces globalization

The next step for shrimp breeding will be developing animals that aren’t just disease-free, but increasingly resistant to multiple pathogens. The industry is globalizing, with suppliers setting up shop overseas. But its birthplace will always be Hawaii.