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

marine

Responsibility

Integrated marine aquaculture-agriculture: Sea farming out of the sea

Aquaponic systems are robust, management is not difficult, and the synergies between fish and plants make vegetable production more profitable than aquaculture alone. The lion’s share of marine agriculture involves salt-tolerant halophytic plants used as food or feed, or in 

Responsibility

Assessing groundwater quality in aquaculture

Those interested in using groundwater for aquaculture should perform a thorough chemical analysis of the water. Several problems related to groundwater use in hatcheries and holding or transport vessels can be alleviated by degassing or aeration. 

Innovation & Investment

Philippines farmers apply ASA-IM high-density technology to raise marine fish

The Soy-In-Aquaculture project in the Philippines has introduced low-volume, high-density cage culture production methodology for use with high-value marine species. The technology was developed to maximize farmers’ profits, improve productivity, reduce feed-conversion ratios and limit environmental degradation.