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

M. Dean Kline

Health & Welfare

Oceanic Institute advances yellow tang culture

The Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University has been working to develop methods to culture yellow tang, a top species collected for the aquarium trade. The fish under culture are living longer as practices improve. 

Health & Welfare

Advances in intensive copepod production technology

Research at the Oceanic Institute has been successful in overcoming bottlenecks associated with rearing small-mouthed fish larvae by finding a suitable first feed. Early work on the calanoid copepod Parvocalanus crassirostris focused on parameters necessary for successful maintenance of stock 

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