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Building an Integrated Aquaculture Pond in the Philippines
This guide explains how integrated aquaculture farming (where a farmer can rear fish, chicken and plant vegetables) on a plot of 10 by 10 feet can generate...
Tilapia: A Nutritious, Environmentally Friendly Fish
Often dubbed the ‘aquatic chicken’, farmed tilapia is now a staple in many parts of the world. A healthy source of protein, micronutrients and essential...
Genetic and Non-Genetic Effects for Harvest Weight in the GIFT Nile Tilapia
The main objective of this study by Hooi Ling Khaw et al, Wageningen University, Netherlands, is to quantify the genetic and non-genetic indirect effects...
Tilapia Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa presents a solid marketing opportunity for tilapia producers, processers and traders, particularly in view of the dwindling nature of...
Good Gut Health is Essential to Fish Growth Enhancement
Achieving better growth rates or improved efficiency relies on good gut performance in aquaculture species, write Rui Gonçalves, Gonçalo Santos. ....
How to Calculate Feed Conversion Ratios (FCR) for Your Fish Farm
IRTA researcher Enric Gisbert explains what the Feed Conversion Ratio is, how to calculate it and its importance for fish production....
VertiCulture Aquaponics – The Future of Urban Farming
A new aquaponics farming company, VertiCulture Farms, is being developed in Brooklyn, New York. With public help, enough money has now been raised to...
Can Genetically Improved Farmed Fish Increase Global Aquaculture Productivity?
Increased aquaculture production will be needed in future to improve food security, but what role can genetically improved farmed fish species play in...

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