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Visual Thresholds for Feeding and Optimum Light Intensity for Larval Rearing of Asian Seabass
This study by Yukinori Mukai, International Islamic University Malaysia, and Leong Seng Lim, University Malaysia Sabah, examined the retinomotor responses and prey ingestion rates of 10-, 15-, 20- and 30-day-old Asian seabass Lates calcarifer under different...
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2014
In a world where more than 800 million continue to suffer from chronic malnourishment and where the global population is expected to grow by another 2 billion to reach 9.6 billion people by 2050 – with a concentration in coastal urban areas – we must...
Inbreeding and Disease in Tropical Shrimp Aquaculture: A Reappraisal and Caution
The disease crisis facing shrimp aquaculture may be propelled, in part, by an interaction between management practices that cause inbreeding, and the amplification by inbreeding of susceptibility to disease and environmental stresses. This study by Roger...
The Physical Condition and Welfare of Five Species of Wild-caught Wrasse Stocked under Aquaculture Conditions and when Stocked in Atlantic Salmon Production Cages
Several indices were examined to assess the physical condition of wrasse stocked on Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, farms as cleaner fish, and included examination of eye condition, snout erosion, skin hemorrhaging, and erosion and splitting of dorsal,...
Preliminary Trials on the Reproductive Performance, Growth and Survival of the Giant Tiger Prawn Under the Hypersaline Conditions of Abu Al Abyad Island, United Arab Emirates
Omer M. Yousif, Kumar K.M. Krishnankutty and Abdul Fatah Ali, Aquaculture and Marine Studies Center, Abu Al Abyad Island, Department of the President's Affairs, looked at the reproductive performance, growth and survival of wild and pond-reared giant...
Effect of Incorporating “OXYDOL®” in White Shrimp Farming Ponds Over Production and Physical-Chemical Parameters
Marcelo Atehortua Herrera , Zootechnical Veterinarian Doctor (BIOPHARM S.A. ) looks at the effect of incorporating “OXYDOL®” in white shrimp farming ponds (Litopenaeus vannamei) over production and physical-chemical parameters....
Disease Resistance in Atlantic Salmon: Coinfection of the Intracellular Bacterial Pathogen Piscirickettsia salmonis and the Sea Louse Caligus rogercresseyi
Naturally occurring coinfections of pathogens have been reported in salmonids, but their consequences on disease resistance are unclear. José A. Gallardo et al, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile, hypothesized that coinfection of...
Technical Characteristics and Economic Performance of Commercial Tilapia Hatcheries Applying Different Management Systems in Egypt
This study by Ahmed Mohamed Nasr-Allah et al was carried out in order to understand the technical and economic characteristics of different Egyptian Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) hatchery systems. Hatchery operators at fifty tilapia hatcheries...
19 Steps to Efficient African Catfish Breeding
Many farmers have been unable to successfully breed African Catfish. Several attempts made have given unfruitful results. In this guide, Lanre Ogunsina lists his own simple 19 proven steps to efficiently breed the African Catfish....
Vibrio splendidus, Vibrio ichthyoenteri and Vibrio pacinii Isolated from the Digestive Tract Microflora of Larval Ballan Wrasse and Goldsinny Wrasse
One of the most difficult problems in Atlantic salmon aquaculture has been to control sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis and Caligus elongatus in the Northern Hemisphere and Caligus rogercresseyi in Chile), which may cause serious harm to aquaculture reared...
Technical Characteristics and Economic Performance of Tilapia Hatcheries Applying Different Management Systems in Egypt
This study by Ahmed Mohamed Nasr-Allah et al, WorldFish, Egypt, was carried out in order to understand the technical and economic characteristics of different Egyptian Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) hatchery systems. ...
DHA Content in Dietary Phospholipids Affects DHA Content in Phospholipids of Cod Larvae and Larval Performance
The objectives of this study by Yngvar Olsen et al, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, were to examine if early cod larvae could incorporate long-chain highly unsaturated fatty acids like docosahexaenoic acid (22:6 n-3, DHA) from...
FAO Report: Fisheries and Aquaculture Markets in the Middle East
This article from the FAO Globefish Highlights report will provide an overview of production, consumption and consumer trends as well as trade in the Middle East, concluding with summary findings on opportunities and challenges in the region. The Middle...
Evaluating Relationships between Wild Skeena River Sockeye Salmon Productivity and the Abundance of Spawning Channel Enhanced Sockeye Smolts
The enhancement of salmon populations has long been used to increase the abundance of salmon returning to spawn and/or to be captured in fisheries....
The Development of a Formulated Feed Containing Ulva to Promote Rapid Growth and Enhanced Production of High Quality Roe in Sea Urchins
This study by Mark Cyrus et al, University of Cape Town, South Africa, investigated growth and gonad production of Tripneustes gratilla fed four protein-rich artificial diets supplemented with varying amounts of the macroalga Ulva over a 12-week period....
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