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

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Innovation & Investment

Global Aquaculture Innovation Award finalist: Osmo Systems

Zach Stein, CEO and cofounder of Silicon Valley-based Osmo Systems, thinks it’s time aquaculture embraces rapid change through technology. His startup aims to help aquaculture operators automate water quality monitoring systems. 

Responsibility

Land-use efficiency study puts aquaculture on a pedestal

Focused on land-use implications of terrestrial meat production, the study concluded that aquaculture can meet the protein demands of a growing global population without adding strain on arable land, water or our other natural resources. 

Aquafeeds

Can corn fuel aquaculture’s growth? Veramaris says yes

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids to human health are well known. Fish need them too. To supplement current supplies from wild-caught fish, one innovative venture is turning to the corn fields of Nebraska – yes, Nebraska – for answers.