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

William R. Wolters

Health & Welfare

Catfish genetics and breeding

Although research on catfish genetics began in the 1960s, applications of genetic improvement in aquaculture have lagged behind other animal industries. 

Health & Welfare

Genetic improvement of channel catfish

The potential for genetic improvement in channel catfish should be compared to improvements in the poultry, beef and swine industries.