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

Yousef S. Al-Hafedh

Health & Welfare

Tilapia aquaculture in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has a growing aquaculture industry that farms mainly tilapia, but also shrimp, grouper, sea bream, rabbitfish and mullet. Although aquaculture is a major source of supply for fresh fish, it has not grown fast enough to meet the