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

Yoram Avnimelech

Responsibility

Pond aeration and aerators: Second thoughts

Aerators, especially paddlewheels, are often used to mix the water and address oxygen stratification in ponds. However, most aerators do not provide the most efficient and power-conscious service. Due to thermal and oxygen stratification in ponds, the efficiency of paddlewheel 

Health & Welfare

Tilapia production using biofloc technology

Biofloc systems enable more intensive tilapia production. The fish adapt to the conditions within biofloc systems and grow well by utilizing the bioflocs as a feed source.