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

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Electrical conductivity of water, part 2

The electrical conductivity of water is frequently measured in aquaculture systems and taken as an indicator of the degree of mineralization (total ion concentration) of water. 


Can aquaculture help with mineral, vitamin deficiencies?

According to the World Health Organization, 2 billion people are affected by mineral and vitamin deficiencies. Aquaculture producers should review the mineral content of culture waters and in fish diets and whether they can manipulate these two key variables. 

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