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


Health & Welfare

On-site diagnostic kit identifies WSSV in shrimp

Loop mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) is a highly specific technique that can amplify DNA in isothermal conditions. The kit can amplify the target gene of the pathogen using a single temperature and give results in one hour. 

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Cooperative compliance in the Philippines

Compliance with E.U. food laws was beneficial to aquaculture in the Philippines, but increased costs also initially created inequities for small farmers. 

Innovation & Investment

Philippines farmers apply ASA-IM high-density technology to raise marine fish

The Soy-In-Aquaculture project in the Philippines has introduced low-volume, high-density cage culture production methodology for use with high-value marine species. The technology was developed to maximize farmers’ profits, improve productivity, reduce feed-conversion ratios and limit environmental degradation.