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5 ways to net a sustainable future for aquaculture

Author Editorial Staff By Editorial Staff
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By: Rumaitha Al Busaidi * Innovation and technology can propel the development of aquaculture practices’ longevity and sustainability to ensure this industry responds to the current challenge and responsibility it faces to feed a rapidly growing global population with sustainable seafood. Aquaculture is currently the world’s fastest growing food industry, and now accounts for over 50% of the total global...

Mapping diversity of species in global aquaculture

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By: Marc Metian, Max Troell, Villy Christensen, Jeroen Steenbeek and Simon Pouil * Aquaculture is the world’s most diverse farming practice in terms of number of species, farming methods and environments used. While various organizations and institutions have promoted species diversification, overall species diversity within the aquaculture industry is likely not promoted nor sufficiently well quantified. This study developed by...

Microalgae-blend tilapia feed eliminates fishmeal and fish oil, improves growth, and is cost viable

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By: Pallab K. Sarker, Anne R. Kapuscinski, Brandi McKuin, Devin S. Fitzgerald, Hannah M. Nash and Connor Greenwood Aquafeed manufacturers have reduced, but not fully eliminated fishmeal and fish oil and are seeking cost competitive replacements. This study developed by researchers at University of California Santa Cruz and University of Berkley, combined two commercially available microalgae, to produce a high-performing...

Marine Bioprospecting: the route to treasure trove of bioresources for novel drug discovery

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By: Tapas Paul, Saurav Kumar, S.P. Shukla, Kundan Kumar and Abhilipsa Biswal* Several marine organisms are sources of bioactive compounds. These bioactive compounds have potential applications such as molecular tools, in agrochemical industries, as fine chemicals, in cosmetics, and as nutraceuticals. Marine bioprospecting has been an important phenomenon of discovering new drugs and sustainable exploration of aquatic diversity, however it...

Effect of Supplementing Heterotrophic and Photoautotrophic Biofloc, on The Production Response, Physiological Condition and Post-Harvest Quality of The Whiteleg Shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei

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By: Marcel Martínez-Porchas, Marina Ezquerra-Brauer, Fernando Mendoza-Cano, Jesús Enrique Chan Higuera, Francisco Vargas-Albores, Luis R. Martínez-Córdova * Diverse investigations on biofloc have placed this technology as a promising strategy towards sustainability. The presence of microbial communities do not only have a positive effect on the production response of shrimp, but an antagonist effect on potential pathogens, and also play a...

Some issues to ponder

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By: The Fishmonger* A new report has hit the Fishmonger’s desk concerning issues which negatively impact our industry, it has been labelled food fraud, but it is deeper than that. Anew report has hit the Fishmonger’s desk concerning issues which negatively impact our industry, it has been labelled food fraud, but it is deeper than that. There is nothing much...