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

Ingrid Lupatsch

Aquafeeds

Evaluating Nannochloropsis-based feeds for tilapia

This study assessed the efficacy and nutritional properties of the marine alga Nannochloropsis salina as a feed ingredient using tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) as a model species. Results showed adequate growth, survival, FCR and enhanced EPA levels. 

Aquafeeds

Increased density improves grouper feeding response, growth

A growth trial using hatchery-reared grouper was carried out to study the effects of stocking density on feed intake and subsequent growth. Contrary to common perceptions, fish stocked at the highest density had higher feed intake and body weights. 

Responsibility

Integrated fish-seaweed culture systems

The use of integrated mariculture systems incorporating seaweed biofilters addresses the impact of discharges, promoting more sustainable production.