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

Michael H. Schwarz

Health & Welfare

Feeding rate, frequency affect growth of juvenile Atlantic spadefish

The quality flesh and striking coloration of Atlantic spadefish suggest potential in both seafood and ornamental markets. To identify appropriate feeding rates and frequencies, the authors evaluated juvenile spadefish fed daily at varying regimens. 

Health & Welfare

Larviculture protocols for cobia

While Asia’s more extensive approaches for cobia larviculture are effective, more intensive methods are used in the Americas. Most facilities still rely heavily upon wild-capture broodstock. 

Intelligence

Cobia culture: Global production, markets, challenges

Cobia culture is dominated by the Asia Pacific region. Most culture is done in nearshore net pens, with trends also moving toward offshore pens and even intensive indoor systems. Vietnam is the largest market, while other markets relate to production