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

João Lorena Campos

Health & Welfare

Aquaculture of Amazon fish in Latin America

Many fish species that live in the Amazon basin have great potential for aquaculture. The main species currently cultured in the region is tambaqui, a fast-growing, omnivorous fish that tolerates poor water quality. 


Pintado culture in Brazil

Pintado, a South American carnivorous catfish that inhabits the Paraná and São Francisco River basins, is cultured in most regions of Brazil. 

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