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

soybean oil

Health & Welfare

Long-chain PUFA requirements of juvenile California yellowtail

This study shows that soybean oil can totally replace fish oil in California yellowtail aquafeeds without affecting production performance and reducing the omega-3 fatty acid profile of fish tissues, as long as acceptable levels of ARA and DHA are provided. 

Aquafeeds

Considerations for alternative ingredients in aquafeeds

A key to expanding aquaculture is finding alternative sources of proteins and oils. Supplementing or replacing fish oil in aquaculture feeds with alternative lipid sources – oils seeds, microalgae, insects and others – appears possible as long as essential fatty 

Aquafeeds

Is a fish oil-free cobia feed possible?

The availability of a cost-effective grow-out feed formulation is an ongoing bottleneck for the expansion of cobia production. Studies by the authors show that the development of an aquafeed with limited or no fish oil content is possible.