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Understanding Trade-offs in European IMTA Development
There has been significant interest in the development of integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) in Europe but adoption of the concept has been limited. If we are to understand why there has been limited uptake of IMTA in Europe, perhaps it is necessary...
Fall in Fish Catch Threatens Human Health
Christopher Golden and colleagues calculate that declining numbers of marine fish will spell more malnutrition in many developing nations....
Underwater ROVs Making a Splash in Aquaculture
A new remotely operated vehicle, or ROV, has been unveiled that could help reduce costs and improve operational efficiency and yields in aquaculture. Canadian firm Deep Trekker, which manufactures the DTG2 ROV, describes it as affordable, easy to use...
Sustainable Intensification of Aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific Region
This report by the FAO documents successful practices of the sustainable intensification of aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific region....
How Fisheries Impact Behavioural Evolution in Atlantic Cod
As seen in other animal species, fish individuals tend to react differently to a new situation. In the case of human harvest, the boldest individuals are more likely to get caught, leaving only the fearful and cautious ones to breed. But does it mean...
Fish Meal and Fish Oil Replacement with Land-based Ingredients in Hybrid Striped Bass Feeds
Jesse T. Trushenski and Jonah M. May, Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences, Southern Illinois University, evaluated the growth performance and fillet fatty acid composition of Hybrid Striped Bass that were fed diets containing principally...
The Status of Spiny Lobster Aquaculture with Emphasis on the Potential of the Pacific Spiny Lobster in Panama
World spiny lobster fisheries total 70,000 metric tons, with most coming from the countries of Australia, Brazil, the Bahamas, Cuba, Nicaragua and the US. The prominent species is Panulirus argus found throughout the Caribbean, which makes up half of...
The Challenges of Producing Large S1 Smolt in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS)
Salmon farming companies have been switching their focus to the production of much larger smolt as a strategy for reducing netpen grow-out time and for reducing problems with sealice. Since recirculating aquaculture systems, with their warmer year round...
The Role of Nutrition in Gut Health
Nutrition along with environment and host physiology comprise the three main factors for strong gut performance. This second article in our gut health series reveals how nutrition can influence gut health, writes Otavio Serino Castro, Technical Sales...
US Marine Aquaculture Strategic Plan 2016 - 2020
NOAA Fisheries has released its Marine Aquaculture Strategic Plan 2016-2020. The Plan will guide efforts within NOAA Fisheries to support development of sustainable marine aquaculture. The Plan features four main goals: regulatory efficiency, science...
Nutraceutics for the Control of Bacterial Coldwater Disease
The aquaculture industry has developed significantly over recent decades and is, today, one of the fastest-growing food production sectors in the world. One of the most important problems that affect aquaculture is the appearance of infectious diseases....
Sea Hare - One of the Fastest Growing Utilitarian Additions to Clear Water Marine Aquaculture Systems
Sea Hares (Dolabella auricularia) may not be familiar to anyone except a handful of medical researchers and marine aquarium enthusiasts. They get their name from the two rabbit ear like tentacles, known as rhinophores, on the top of their head that are...
The Challenge of Shrimp Diseases in Asia
Aquaculture is one of the fastest growing food-production sectors but the economic impact that parasites and bacterial, fungal and viral diseases have on the industry is highly significant for the many countries that rely heavily on this industry. Research...
Improving Ammonia and Carbon Dioxide Use in Microalgal Cultivation
This article focuses on approaches to improve ammonia and carbon dioxide utilization in algal cultivation practices to reduce loss of valuable nutrients through the process of volatilization...
Rising Sea Water Temperatures Causing Coral Bleaching in Seca Islands, Panama
One third of all marine species that live in the sea spend at least part of their lives on coral reefs which are some of the most diverse ecosystems in the world, second only to rainforests. Slow growing coral reefs are worth more than the $billions in...
 
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