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

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Innovation & Investment

Unit processes in RAS systems

For most effective use, water should have low turbidity and high U.V. transmittance, with ultraviolet dosage tuned to the target organisms. Low-pressure/high-output amalgam U.V. lamps are often used in RAS systems. 

Intelligence

Food irradiation, part 2

Irradiation, or ionizing radiation treatments, can extend the shelf life of seafood products by reducing pathogenic microorganisms and spoilage. 

Intelligence

Food irradiation, part 1

In 1997, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved irradiation for meat, which can kill or inactivate 99.9 percent of Salmonella and E coli.