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



Byproduct utilization for increased profitability, part 5

Fish protein hydrolysates have been used in the food industry for the development of antioxidants, emulsifiers, flavoring agents, anti-bacterial agents and feed. As natural products, they have a growing acceptance, since natural products are preferred by some consumers over industrial 

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Health & Welfare

Japanese eel aquaculture in Korea

After a decade of research, Korea has produced individual glass eels for Japanese eel aquaculture. Despite dependence upon the wild seed, Japanese eel aquaculture production has been growing significantly and comprises over 27 percent of Korea’s freshwater aquaculture. 

Health & Welfare

Tilapia production using biofloc technology

Biofloc systems enable more intensive tilapia production. The fish adapt to the conditions within biofloc systems and grow well by utilizing the bioflocs as a feed source. 


Moving toward sustainable fish feeds

The aquaculture industry has significantly reduced fishmeal levels in feeds for major farmed species. To further reduce fishmeal use, new research approaches are essential. 


Life cycle assessment in aquaculture

Life cycle assessment studies the environmental and other potential impacts throughout a product’s life, starting at raw material and following it through production, use and disposal. 


Microbial flocs spare protein in white shrimp diets

The authors conducted a study to determine how reducing the protein content of a diet would affect the growth performance of L. vannamei reared in an experimental microbial floc culture system.