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

Oreochromis

Aquafeeds

Green water meal has potential as aquafeed ingredient

Green water, which describes the typical water color in tropical aquaculture facilities, consists mainly of various phytoplankton species along with bacteria, protozoa and zooplankton. It is relatively easy to produce without any supplemented nutrients. 

Health & Welfare

Pangasius culture in Western Hemisphere

Western nations consume considerable quantities of pangasius, yet its aquaculture in tropical regions of the hemisphere has not followed. Several countries have approved pangasius aquaculture, and to date no negative environmental impacts have been observed. 

Health & Welfare

GESIT tilapia: Indonesia’s genetic supermales

Tilapia quickly reach sexual maturity in culture, and unless controlled, the fish reproduce and offspring compete for food. All-male culture of tilapia is preferred because of their fast growth and larger average size.