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

Wendy Sealey

Health & Welfare

Live feed enrichment with probiotics

Probiotics can provide needed micronutrients that prime immune responses in larval fish, thus increasing their survival in culture. Probiotic dosing can be applied via immersion, microcosm approaches and enrichment of live and formulated feeds. 

Health & Welfare

Study: Oral method vaccinates rainbow trout against IHNV

Working on a system for oral delivery of IHNV vaccine via fish feed, researchers' goal is to adapt a proven oral DNA-based vaccine given to salmon in Canada to rainbow trout through encapsulation with a polymer or liposome.