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Domestic or Imported? An Assessment of Seafood's Carbon Footprints and Sustainability
Research by Anna K. Farmery et al, University of Tasmania, Australia, has found that the distance seafood is transported is not the main determinant of...
Attractability of Probiotic-Coated Shrimp Feed
Research by Phuthongphan Rattayaporn, Srianek Patipon, Roeland Wouters, Geert Rombaut and Olivier Decamp, INVE Aquaculture, discovered increased palatability...
Effect of Salting on the Nutritive Value of Catfish
This article by Dr Abdel Raheam H. A. El-Bassir and colleagues from Sudan explores the effects of preserving fish using salt on its nutritional properties....
Out of the Frying Pan Into the Air - Emersion Behaviour, Evaporative Heat Loss in Fish
On hot, humid days, you might jump into water to cool down, but for the tiny mangrove rivulus fish, cooling down means jumping out of water, according...
A Long Look Back at Fishes' Extendable Jaws
When it comes to catching elusive prey, many fishes rely on a special trick: protruding jaws that quickly extend their reach to snap up that next meal....
Herring: A Guide to Handling and Quality
The aim of this guide from the Irish Sea Fisheries Board (BIM) is to provide practical and contemporary guidelines on the handling and quality of herring,...
A Guide to Recirculation Aquaculture
This article offers an introduction to the new environmentally friendly and highly productive closed fish farming systems, by Jacob Bregnballe, FAO....
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....





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