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Probiotic Effect of Streptomyces Strains with Bacillus and Lactobacillus in Juvenile White Shrimp
M. García et al, Centro de Bioactivos Químicos, Universidad central de Las Villas studied the effect of two Streptomyces strains alone or combined with Bacillus and Lactobacillus probiotics, over the growth and survival of the white shrimp Litopenaeus...
Potential Use of Phototrophic Algae as Protein and/or Lipid Source in Aquafeeds
In aquaculture, producers commonly rely on formulated feeds to ensure optimal growth, health and quality of the farmed animal. Fish meal and fish oil from wild fisheries have traditionally been major constituents of aqua-feeds as they are excellent raw...
Hybrid Striped Bass: Pond Production of Food Fish
During the past 20 years, the pond culture of hybrid striped bass has developed into a successful sector of the United States aquaculture industry; annual production has grown exponentially from 10,000 pounds to nearly 12,000,000 pounds during that period,...
Nutriad Concludes 2016 Spain Maize Mycotoxin Survey
Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by filamentous fungi that cause a toxic response (mycotoxicosis) when ingested by farm and companion animals....
Illegal Fishing: The Current International and Australian Legal Framework
Illegal fishing is an all-too-common problem which has devastating effects on the environment and communities worldwide. It depletes fish stocks, damages ecosystems and disrupts the livelihood of legal fishers. Yet, despite its harmful consequences, it’s...
Success with the Culture of Pacific Spiny Lobster in Panama
For the first time ever, the Pacific Spiny Lobster (Panulirus gracilis) has been grown successfully in a closed, land based aquaculture system in Panama, 600 m above sea level, 15 miles from the ocean at a biomass of over 5 kg/m3. ...
Importance of Transgenic Fish to Global Aquaculture: A Review
Many faster growing transgenic fish including both cold water (salmon, trout) and warm water (tilapia, carp) species have been produced. The development of transgenic fish can serve as excellent experimental models for basic scientific investigations,...
Management of Vannamei Shrimp Culture Ponds with High Stocking Density & Zero Water Exchange in Relation to Growth, Survival and Water Quality
Aquaculture production has grown enormously in recent years and among that Penaeid shrimps are one of the most important cultured species worldwide especially in Asia due to their high economic value and export, writes Prakash Chandra Behera, Business...
Aiding Gut Health with a Natural Growth Promotor
In Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) farming – as in all fed aquacultured species – feed accounts for 60 percent of the total production costs. Increasing prices of raw materials has led nutritionists to search for alternative ingredients to reduce...
Environmental Challenges Aggravate the Negative Effects of a Plant-Based Diet in Fish
Aquaculture diet has become increasingly plant based. In addition, the industry faces environmental changes. Recent findings in salmonids show the two challenges are combined, give cause for concern....
The Awesome Potential of Omega-3s from Seafood in Reducing Inflammation in the Human Body
Chronic Inflammation is a symptom of virtually every disease. Inflammation plays a major role in the development of the well known chronic problems of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, arthritis, eye disease, mood disorders, fibromyalgia and the list goes...
Feed Management for Improving Production, Economic Returns for the Semi-Intensive Pond Production of Litopenaeus vannamei
This paper by D. Allen Davis, Elkin Amaya, Jesus Venero, Oscar Zelaya and David B. Rouse, Auburn University, discusses from a historical perspective the systematic improvements in feed management that have allowed us to improve feed utilization and total...
Seaweed in the UK and Abroad – Status, Products, Limitations, Gaps
Global seaweed production has more than doubled between 2000 and 2014, from 10.5 to 28.4 million tonnes. The 2012 world production of seaweeds was estimated to be about US$6 billion (FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization, 2014); 95% of this production...
Organic Micro Minerals a Boon to Aquaculture Industry
Nutritional value of food and feed is just not declining, it is collapsing, write Dr. C. S. Bedi and Dr. R. Karthik, Aquaculture Division, Guybro Chemicals....
AquacultureEurope: Best Practice for Preventing Cleaner Fish Disease Risk
Although cleaner fish are proving an effective and environmentally friendly way of removing sea lice on salmon farms, they can carry pathogens that can cause disease in both the cleaner fish and salmon. Speaking at Aquaculture Europe, 20-23 September,...
 
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