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

Kevin Fitzsimmons

Health & Welfare

EMS/AHPNS: Infectious disease caused by bacteria

Studies by the University of Arizona Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory identified the causative agent for AHPNS as a unique strain of Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria that can produce toxins responsible for the primary pathology in affected shrimp. 

Health & Welfare

Tilapia aquaculture in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has a growing aquaculture industry that farms mainly tilapia, but also shrimp, grouper, sea bream, rabbitfish and mullet. Although aquaculture is a major source of supply for fresh fish, it has not grown fast enough to meet the 

Health & Welfare

A look at aquaculture in Guyana

With its large quantities of water and little industry to pollute it, Guyana has the potential to become a greater player in global aquaculture. 

Intelligence

Tilapia evolution

Tilapia has aptly been called the “aquatic chicken,” a description that has become more accurate as time goes by. It is now the most widely cultured fish on the planet.