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  • KnipBio’s Microbe Technology Creates Better Fish Feed

    Date: 2017-05-25 15:09:13

    Diets aiming to be more sustainable by lowering the use of fishmeal tend to become deficient in other areas, like the amino acid taurine, Feinberg explains.

  • Pangasinan braces for rise in ‘bangus’ demand with Laguna de Bay cleanup

    Date: 2017-05-25 15:05:16

    Their combined production had kept Pangasinan the country’s top bangus producer, contributing 106,857.37 MT, or 27.27 percent, to the country’s total production of 391,908.13 MT from 2013 to 2015, PSA data showed.

  • Skretting launches shrimp feed products in Honduras, Nicaragua

    Date: 2017-05-25 14:53:17

    "Skretting firmly believes that given the right support and confidence to grow, this is a region that can make an increasingly valuable contribution to the global growth of sustainable aquaculture production."

  • Aquaculture Gains Sustainability Cred

    Date: 2017-05-25 14:41:43

    The overuse of antibiotics in the industry, which was once the foundation of the health argument against the expansion of aquaculture, has largely declined – vaccines are now the norm across the industry. Fish excrement, another challenge that bedeviled the industry, can be a relatively small problem compared to the nitrates washing into seas such as the Gulf of Mexico – where oil spills are a far more ominous environmental threat. Compared to livestock operations for pork and cattle, Gewin argued, fish farming is relatively benign – if done correctly.

  • Scientist (Fish Feeds and Nutrition)

    Date: 2017-05-19 12:06:56

    Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food-production sector in the world, now providing almost half of the global fish supply. Increases in demand for fish indicate that aquaculture will need to continue to expand, particularly in Asia and Africa.

  • The volume of aquaculture production sold in Estonia increased last year

    Date: 2017-05-19 11:59:22

    In Estonia, rainbow trout accounts for the biggest share in the aquaculture production sold and the share has increased year by year.

  • Algae.Tec forays into aquaculture and animal feed markets

    Date: 2017-05-19 11:57:30

    The company is a specialised algae producer for the food and fuel sectors.

  • Aquaculture good for community

    Date: 2017-05-19 11:42:10

    Aquaculture plays a significant role in NSW providing employment and contributing to regional economies, with more than 1,750 full-time jobs in NSW. 

  • Yukon First Nation signs on to aquaponics project

    Date: 2017-05-12 18:32:10

    A Yukon First Nation is pledging to become 51-per-cent owner of Yukon's first vertical aquaponics farm.

  • Book extract: The loss and recovery of New Zealand's richest fishery

    Date: 2017-05-12 18:16:31

    Their work was peer reviewed by Canadian-based fisheries and seals research scientist Dr Don Bowen and US-based fisheries consultant Tom Jagielo.

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