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

microbes

Health & Welfare

The myth of the static microbiome

In these early stages of understanding how microbiome changes impact animal health, use caution in interpreting lab results and how they may apply to the real world. 

Aquafeeds

A new nutrient for aquaculture, from microbes that consume carbon waste

Biotechnology firm NovoNutrients aims to produce a line of nutraceutical aquafeed additives as well as a bulk feed ingredient that can supplement fishmeal. Its process includes feeding carbon dioxide from industrial gas to a “microbial consortium” starring hydrogen-oxidizing bacteria. 

Innovation & Investment

When Perch Met Pale Ale: A nothing-goes-to-waste love story

A unique joint venture is bringing a land-based recirculating aquaculture system to a farming community near Lake Erie. It’s a wastewater treatment program that aims to provide a sustainable food source for the local community.