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

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Innovation & Investment

El ojo en el cielo: Europa emplea satélites para avanzar la acuacultura

Copernicus, el Sistema de Observación de la Tierra de 4.300 millones de euros de la Agencia Espacial Europea, tiene beneficios potenciales para la pesca y la acuacultura. El proyecto SAFI se está acercando al sector acuícola en relación al aprovechamiento 

Innovation & Investment

Eye in the sky: Europe employs satellites to advance aquaculture

Copernicus – the European Space Agency’s €4.3 billion Earth Observation System – holds potential benefits for fisheries and aquaculture. The SAFI project is approaching the aquaculture sector about harnessing, and montetizing, this unique service from up above. 

Intelligence

Survey: Consumers in Catalonia accept farmed sea bream, vary on form

In a survey of 160 consumers of gilthead sea bream in Catalonia, Spain, farmed bream were generally well accepted by consumers, who preferred fresh to frozen product. Price was a significant attribute. Duty consumers, the largest group, ate fish mainly 

Health & Welfare

Portuguese research studies meagre production in earthen ponds

The meagre is a fast-growing fish species with good feed conversion that is a candidate for expanded aquaculture in the Mediterranean. The challenges of a lengthy adaption to captivity and susceptibility to external parasites are being addressed, and wild-caught broodstock