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

Luís André Sampaio

Responsibility

Mariculture projects in Rio de Janeiro

A partnership among the private, academic and government sectors is advancing the development of mariculture in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ongoing projects include a marine fish hatchery, demonstration unit and experimental integrated multi-trophic aquaculture system. 

Intelligence

Southern Brazilian flounder

Work on the reproduction and larval rearing of southern Brazilian flounder supports the feasibility of flounder culture. Further research will improve weaning and grow-out techniques for the species. 

Intelligence

Marine fish culture in Brazil

Marine fish farming in Brazil appears promising. A new cobia research network will support industry growth through standardization, development of technology and training.