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

Palm oil

Health & Welfare

Replacing dietary fish oil with palm oil in Nile tilapia

Authors investigated the effects of replacing dietary fish oil with palm oil in juvenile Nile tilapia, and demonstrated that growth and feed utilization were not compromised when palm oil was used either partially or totally. 

Aquafeeds

Palm oil replaces fish oil in tilapia feed

In studies, the physical and sensory qualities of fillets from tilapia fed diets with 100 percent substitution of fish oil with various palm oil fractions were generally not affected by the change of dietary oil source.