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

Jesse Trushenski

Intelligence

Comparing nutritional values of wild and farmed whitefish

A study assessed the nutritional value of farmed vs. wild white-fleshed fishes using hybrid striped bass, largemouth bass and bluegill. Results showed that farmed, white-fleshed fish are as nutritionally valuable – and in some cases, more so – than wild 

Aquafeeds

Alternative lipids spare fish oil in rainbow trout feeds

Alternative lipids have achieved varied success in ensuring adequate growth and fatty acid composition in fillets. The authors evaluated rainbow trout raised on diets containing fish oil or a blend of fish and standard or modified lipids varying in fatty