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Economics and Productivuty of Rice and Freshwater Prawn in the Gher Farming System
This research focuses on the gher farming systems in southwest Bangladesh and which systems are more beneficial economically, through yielding rice or prawn or, in combination, write Shamim Parvez, The WorldFish Center, M. Salekuzzaman, Khulna University,...
Shellfish Aquaculture in Welsh Offshore Wind Farms – The Potential for Co-location
A shellfish aquaculture study regarding co-location with offshore wind farms (OWFs) has recently been completed for the SAGB. Originally developed by Mark Gray of the Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) and James Wilson of Deepdock Ltd., this Welsh...
Large-Scale Assessment of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas Effects on Fish Assemblages
In this study, Paolo Guidetti, Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, Italy, et al investigated the responses to protection of fish assemblages associated with shallow rocky reefs from Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and areas open to fishing, across a wide...
Increasing Productivity and Improving Livelihoods in Aquatic Agricultural Systems: A Review of Interventions
The Consultative Group of International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) has engaged in development research to address the challenges that population growth, environmental degradation and climate change are having on aquatic agricultural systems....
Developing New Approaches to Global Stock Status Assessment and Fishery Production Potential of the Seas
Stock status is a key parameter for evaluating the sustainability of fishery resources and developing corresponding management plans. However, the majority of stocks are not assessed, often as a result of insufficient data and a lack of resources needed...
Effects of Polychaetes on Sperm Performance of the Domesticated Black Tiger Shrimp
Sand polychaetes (Perinereis nuntia) have been used as a live feed to boost reproductive maturation before mating in hatchery farms in Thailand. However, no study has evaluated the effect of polychaetes on performance and physiology of the sperm of the...
Occurrence of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria Isolated from Seawater Organisms Caught in Campania Region
Environmental contamination by pharmaceuticals is a public health concern: drugs administered to humans and animals are excreted with urine or faeces, writes Giorgio Smaldone et al, University of Naples, Italy....
Biological Water Treatment in Aquaculture by Means of Mutag BioChip RAS Process
Aquaculture or fish farming means the artificial breeding and raising of aquatic creatures. They include fish as well as crustaceans and shellfish, which are raised and stocked under controlled conditions by using techniques and technologies offering...
Value Chain Analysis of the Egyptian Aquaculture Feed Industry
The commercial aquaculture feed industry in Egypt is growing at a rapid rate. As a result, the number of fish feed mills has increased from just five mills producing about 20,000 t per year in 1999, to over 60 mills with a current production estimate...
The Nutritional Benefits of Fish are Unique
The right to food implies sufficient food should be available and every person on this planet should have the means to access safe and nutritious food for a healthy life. The right to food is a fundamental human right protecting the right of every individual...
Sustainable Fish Farming: Five Strategies to Get Aquaculture Growth Right
Richard Waite, Associate in World Resource Institute’s Food, Forests & Water Programme, Michael Phillips, WorldFish, and Randall Brummett, World Bank explore how we can develop aquaculture sustainably....
Biosecurity in Aquaculture Part 1: International Considerations
This is the first of a series of three articles that focuses on biosecurity in aquaculture. Far from pretending to be guidelines, the aim of this article is to provide baseline information for the aquaculture community regarding the importance and complexity...
Substitution of Fishmeal with Maggot Meal in Tilapia Feeds - A Commercial Production Farm in West Africa
Given the nutritional value and profile (comparability of amino acids, EFA, and micronutrients) of maggot meal (MM), this study, by Emilie Devic et al, University of Stirling, evaluates strategies for the substitution of fish meal (FM) by MM, different...
Photovoltaic Applications in Aquaculture: A Primer
This ATTRA publication examines the use of solar photovoltaic (PV) technology in aquaculture and outlines key questions to keep in mind if you are considering solar arrays for a closed aquaculture system. It also includes an example of a fish farm currently...
Economic Impacts of the Mississippi Seafood Industry
Rapid changes in the economic structure of the Mississippi commercial fishing and seafood-related industry were observed during the last decade. Local spending by both the harvesting and processing sectors declined due to changing internal and external...
 
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