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

Korea

Aquafeeds

Natural feed additives enhance rainbow trout performance

Various additives, many of plant origin, have been explored to replace the use of antibiotics in aquafeed. The authors compared the performance of rainbow trout fed diets containing oxytetracycline or mineral additives yellow loess and Song-Gang stone powder. 

Health & Welfare

Japanese eel aquaculture in Korea

After a decade of research, Korea has produced individual glass eels for Japanese eel aquaculture. Despite dependence upon the wild seed, Japanese eel aquaculture production has been growing significantly and comprises over 27 percent of Korea’s freshwater aquaculture. 

Intelligence

Seafood in Korea

Korea has always had a love for seafood. Aquaculture is now playing an increasing role in supplying that seafood. High consumption of fish has been associated with a lower risk of metabolic syndrome in men, but not women. 

Responsibility

Korean rockfish production

Hatcheries produce Korean rockfish seedlings in indoor tanks for sorting and grading. The fish grow well at relatively low water temperatures in net cages. 

Health & Welfare

Olive flounder culture in South Korea

The Republic of Korea is by far the top global producer of olive flounder raised mainly in flow-through systems at land-based facilities on the coast.