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

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Aquafeeds

A look at phospholipids in aquafeeds

Phospholipids are the major constituents of cell membranes and are vital to the normal function of every cell and organ. The inclusion of phospholipids in aquafeeds ensures increased growth, better survival and stress resistance, and prevention of skeletal deformities of 

Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture Exchange: Steve Hart

China, the world’s largest producer of farmed fish, represents a huge opportunity for the Global Aquaculture Alliance and its Best Aquaculture Practices certification scheme. GAA’s Steve Hart talks about the inroads the organization has already made and how he can 

Aquafeeds

Soybeans: Truly sustainable feed ingredient? Part 2

Although today’s soybeans offer many benefits, farmers can also plant alternatives, sometimes on the same farms that raise genetically modified beans. Organic beans meet specific market demands, and a conventionally bred non-GMO bean has been developed for use in aquafeeds 

Aquafeeds

Soybeans: Truly sustainable feed ingredient? Part 1

Soybeans are a popular alternative feed ingredient used to replace fishmeal and fish oil in aquafeeds. Most soybeans used in these feeds have been genetically modified to reduce pesticide use and increase yields.