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

Leandro Fonseca Castro

Health & Welfare

Dietary levels of fishmeal, fish oil affect shrimp growth

Authors evaluated how limiting dietary essential amino acids and long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids would affect the growth performance of white shrimp raised in a zero-water-exchange biofloc system. The shrimp were fed diets with varied levels of fishmeal and fish oil 

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Aquafeeds

Microbial flocs spare protein in white shrimp diets

The authors conducted a study to determine how reducing the protein content of a diet would affect the growth performance of L. vannamei reared in an experimental microbial floc culture system.