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

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Health & Welfare

On the Job: Young fish veterinarian holds a hopeful outlook

Harry Hamlin-Wright is a fish vet. It’s a career choice that gets strange looks but offers him varied and interesting work. See the world of aquatic animal health and welfare through a fresh set of eyes in a new Advocate 

Intelligence

Sneak preview of the pre-GOAL field trips in Ireland

The Global Aquaculture Alliance's annual GOAL conference, held this October in Dublin, Ireland, offers attendees a unique learning experience. This photo slide show offers a sneak peek at the pre-conference field trip sites: a trout farm in Woodenbridge and an 

Health & Welfare

The pros and cons of sodium percarbonate

Cleaning is part of the daily management to ensure adequate rearing conditions, but additional water treatment is occasionally required to further improve the water quality. A disinfectant like sodium percarbonate can reduce the bacterial load.