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

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Health & Welfare

Aiding gut health with a natural growth promotor

A study with Nile tilapia conducted in commercial production cages in Brazil showed the potential – in the absence of major disease threats – of a commercial, natural growth promotor that modulates the microbiota (inhibiting growth of pathogenic bacteria and 

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Health & Welfare

Focus on gut health increases aquaculture productivity

Increased attention to nutrient digestibility and gut health are two important focus areas for technological development of manufactured feeds in the aquaculture industry. Both laboratory and field studies have demonstrated the potential benefits for aquaculture productivity and the economics of