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

Pedro Encarnação

Health & Welfare

Phytogenics help improve performance in aquatic species

Phytogenics comprise a class of plant-derived feed additives that improve animal performance. They have been shown to exert multiple positive effects in fish and shrimp, including improvement of feeding efficiency and digestion, reduction of nitrogen excretion and improvement of gut 

Aquafeeds

Varied feed additives improve gut, animal health

There is increasing evidence that natural feed additives can have beneficial effects on aquaculture animals by supporting well-balanced gut microflora and improving gut health.