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

pike perch

Innovation & Investment

Innovative aquaponics system frugal with fluids

As global demand for food rises, the focus on water resources will intensify. In Berlin, a four-year research project is demonstrating the feasibility of aquaponics, which can drastically cut water inputs. 

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Health & Welfare

Aquaculture in Germany

Germany produces a limited amount of carp, trout, mussels and other species. Although traditional pond-based farms continue to operate, the country’s aquaculture production is trending toward land-based systems that feature efficient resource use and reduced environmental impacts. 

Health & Welfare

Pike perch in recirculation aquaculture

Although pike perch aquaculture is growing, it still relies on wild breeders, whose spawning is induced by hormone treatment or manipulation of photoperiod and rearing temperature. 

Health & Welfare

Out-of-season spawning for pike perch

The authors induced out-of-season spawning in pike perch reared under natural and artificial temperature and illumination regimes.