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

John Colt

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Land-based macroalgae farming

Land-based cultivation of macroalgae can minimize impacts on wild macroalgae stocks while reducing harvest costs and controlling quality. Integration of macroalgae with land-based fish culture systems could reduce capital and operating costs. 

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Water quality in tilapia transport, from farm to retail

When producers and markets are separated by long distances, economic losses can occur. In a review involving tilapia, water quality was adequate in hauling trucks, although pH levels dropped during transport.