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

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Intelligence

Are omega-3s in farmed jade perch as high as believed?

Farmed jade perch – similar to other cultured fish species – is only rich in omega-3 fatty acids if its diet consists of these nutrients in high amounts. How does it compare to the wild fish? 

Health & Welfare

Acuamimetismo: Un concepto revolucionario para el cultivo de camarón

El acuamimetismo simula las condiciones de producción naturales estuarinas mediante la creación de floraciones de zooplancton como nutrición suplementaria para los camarones cultivados, y bacterias beneficiosas para mantener la calidad del agua. Se pueden producir camarones de mejor calidad a 

Aquafeeds

Microencapsulated organic acids aid shrimp culture

A novel blend of organic acids (OAB) microencapsulated in a lipid matrix and supplemented in the diets of Litopenaeus vannamei enhanced their growth, phosphorus utilization, resistance to Vibrio harveyi and immunity. This may have implications as an eco-friendly prophylactic strategy.