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

Luís André Sampaio


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. 


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. 

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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.