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

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Aquafeeds

Consideraciones para ingredientes alternativos en alimentos acuícolas

Una clave para expandir la acuacultura es encontrar fuentes alternativas de proteínas y aceites. La suplementación o sustitución de aceite de pescado en los alimentos acuícolas con fuentes alternativas de lípidos – semillas oleaginosas, microalgas, insectos y otros - parece 

Aquafeeds

Considerations for alternative ingredients in aquafeeds

A key to expanding aquaculture is finding alternative sources of proteins and oils. Supplementing or replacing fish oil in aquaculture feeds with alternative lipid sources – oils seeds, microalgae, insects and others – appears possible as long as essential fatty 

Aquafeeds

Aquaculture Exchange: Giovanni Turchini, Deakin University, part 2

In the second part of our interview with the associate head of research at the School of Life and Environmental Sciences at Deakin University (Australia) he discusses the various alternative sources of omega-3 fatty acids coming on to the market 

Aquafeeds

Omega-3 levels fall in farmed salmon but it’s still a top source

Reformulating aquaculture feeds, an industrywide initiative to reduce dependence on wild fish, has changed farmed salmon’s nutritional profile, as BBC News reported recently. The researchers on whose work the report was based say of course it has, yet it remains 

Health & Welfare

Mexico shows the way to promote seafood

With major support from the government, a campaign has been launched to promote consumption of Mexico’s fishery and aquaculture products. The objective is to increase per capita seafood consumption to 12 kg by 2018.