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

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Joint culture of carps in Bangladesh

The addition of cheap, fast-growing silver carp to ponds with major carps would allow farmers to sell fish while retaining some for food purposes. 

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Continued evolution: Polyculture in Bangladesh

Traditional culture of native carps in Bangladesh has been diversified by the polyculture of introduced carps with tila­pia and catfish. Production is becoming increasingly intensive, with an accompanying need for greater feed and other inputs. The culture of Thai pangas 

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Polyculture of tilapia and penaeid shrimp

Tilapia-shrimp polyculture may provide an opportunity to re-establish a profitable and more sustainable aquaculture system at these dormant facilities.