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

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Health & Welfare

New-generation diets omit rotifer enrichment, improve water quality

An innovative new diet supports the mass culture of rotifers at the same time it transforms their nutritional composition to meet the requirements of first-feeding fish larvae. As in nature, the diet is based on a mixture of algae-based nutrients 

Health & Welfare

Rotifer enrichment: Concept simplifies larval fish feeding

In trials, a culture diet that naturally enhances rotifers and eliminates the need for enrichment was tested. Skretting feed specialists found similar growth and reproduction figures were registered with a conventional rotifer enrichment diet and a standalone diet for a