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

minerals

Intelligence

Trace minerals in tilapia fillets, part 2

In part 2 of this study, a seven-week fish feeding trial was conducted to study the influence of organic versus inorganic dietary selenium on Nile tilapia. 

Intelligence

Making the case for a seafood-based economy

The “Towards a Seaweed Based Economy” report made the case that poor nutrition is the major cause for the pandemics of obesity and several chronic diseases. It recommended increased use of food-production systems like integrated multi-trophic aquaculture. 

Responsibility

Reactions between pond bottom soil, water

Alkalinity and acidity in pond water and soil interact and can result in unhealthy culture conditions. Ion exchange occurs between soil and water until an equilibrium is reached.