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

Sungchul C. Bai

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Health & Welfare

Japanese eel aquaculture in Korea

After a decade of research, Korea has produced individual glass eels for Japanese eel aquaculture. Despite dependence upon the wild seed, Japanese eel aquaculture production has been growing significantly and comprises over 27 percent of Korea’s freshwater aquaculture. 


Korean rockfish production

Hatcheries produce Korean rockfish seedlings in indoor tanks for sorting and grading. The fish grow well at relatively low water temperatures in net cages. 

Health & Welfare

Olive flounder culture in South Korea

The Republic of Korea is by far the top global producer of olive flounder raised mainly in flow-through systems at land-based facilities on the coast.