Aquaculture Magazine

Features

  • An overview of Andhra Pradesh L. vannamei shrimp aquaculture

    August- September 2016 issue

    After the introduction of L. vannamei culture in 2009, Andhra Pradesh became India’s largest vannamei farming area. Currently, the state’s shrimp aquaculture is facing various difficulties and challenges to achieve sustainability.

  • The Best Available Science…

    August- September 2016 issue

    That’s a phrase that has stuck in my mind for many, many years now. Probably because it doesn’t fit easily into any conceptual compartment - way back there in the recesses of my brain.

  • From Ocean to Plate: Ensuring Traceable Supply Chain in the Seafood Industry

    June/July 2016 issue

    In 2013, the ‘horsemeat scandal’ sent tremors through the European food industry. The fraudulent replacement of beef with cheaper equine alternatives in burgers and convenience food left consumers and retailers reeling, alarmed that they had fallen victim to the largest food fraud in decades.

  • Trout Production in 2015.

    April / May 2016 issue

    The total value of fish sales received by trout growers in the United States totaled 104 million dollars for 2015, an increase of 1 percent from 2014. Idaho accounted for 47 percent of the total value of fish sold.

  • Editor´s Comments

    April / May 2016 issue

    It’s Expensive

  • Seafood Processing Report Palinox

    April / May 2016 issue

    Engineering & Projects M-PS-15 automatic weighing for shrimp graders for boxes and baskets from 0.8 to 12 kg

    The team of PALINOX INGENIERÍA Y PROYECTOS S.L., has moved a step closer to the shrimp sector, developing an innovative automatic weighing and filling system that is easy to manage.

  • Genetic effects influencing salinity tolerance in tilapia (Oreochromis)

    February/March 2016 issue

    Most commercially utilized tilapia varieties around the globe are derived from the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, or its hybrids with blue tilapia, Oreochromis aureus, and most exhibit limited salinity tolerance. In contrast, the Mozambique tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus is widely recognized as among the most salinity-tolerant tilapia species. However, most strains of this fish exhibit commercially unacceptable growth rates and small size at maturity.

  • Editor´s Comments

    February/March 2016 issue

    Government support for aquaculture always gets headlines, but very few producers ever see any real financial assistance apart from a handful of politically connected operations. 

  • Editor´s Comments It’s not just what you do,it’s how you do it

    December/ January 2016 issue

    Producers of shrimp and tilapia in Brazil are forward thinking: looking for better methods, better genetics, better marketing.

  • Oyster Hatchery Opens on Grand Isle, Louisiana

    October/November 2015 issue

    On August 12, officials with Louisiana Sea Grant (LSG) and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) celebrated the opening of the newly constructed Michael C. Voisin Oyster Hatchery on Grand Isle.

  • Editor´s Comments

    October/November 2015 issue

    The reality is pretty similar on this side of the Atlantic.

  • Nursery phase in shrimp farming: Benefits beyond EMS

    August/September 2015 issue

    An evolution in the design of nursery systems for longer duration, higher biomass and larger post larvae, and transfer techniques to maintain health of post larvae.

  • Editor´s Comments

    August/September 2015 issue

    Aquaculture, whether on a local, national or global scale, is increasingly characterized by disconnects. 

  • Unparalleled potential for the shellfish culture industry in British Columbia

    June/ July 2015 issue

    With more than 27,000 km of largely rural, remote and unpolluted coastline the potential for the shellfish culture industry in ‘supernatural” British Columbia (BC) is at least biophysically unparalleled.

  • Editor´s Comments

    June/ July 2015 issue

    By-catch and processing wastes can go a long way to satisfy aquaculture’s need for fish meal, and fish oil for that matter. Alternative sources of protein are being developed at a rapid pace. 

  • Does aquaculture add resilience to the global food system?

    April / May 2015 issue

    Aquaculture is the fastest growing food sector and continues to expand alongside terrestrial crop and livestock production.

  • Editor´s Comments

    April / May 2015 issue

    What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. (Ecclesiastes 1:9, New International Version).

  • Taming the Wild Tuna

    February/March 2015 issue

    Japan Breeds Bluefin Tuna in Captivity, Following Path of Salmon, Shrimp.

  • Editor´s Comments

    February/March 2015 issue

    We are always interested in your story ideas, questions and comments. 

  • Aeration as a potential attempt to improve Mediterranean aquaculture

    December /January 2015 issue

    By Martin Gausen1, Henrik Grundvig2, Laura Ribeiro3, Pedro Pausão-Ferreira3, Hugo Quental-Ferreia3, Ravi L. Araújo3, Pavlos Makridis4, Nikolia Iliopoulou4, Elena Mente5, Eleni Nikouli5, Panagiotis Berillis5, Konstantinos A. Kormas5, Nils Hovden1, John Colt6, and Asbjørn Bergheim7.

  • Editor´s Comments

    December /January 2015 issue

    Where are we headed? No, I don’t mean those of us working in aquaculture, but rather the planet as a whole. More people are walking around, breathing and eating and drinking every day on planet Earth. 

  • Blue Ridge Aquaculture Story

    October / November 2014 issue

    This is the story of one of the world’s largest producers of tilapia using indoor recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS).

  • Editors Comments

    October / November 2014 issue

    By C. Greg Lutz

  • Yellowtail kingfish - a quest for new aquaculture species in Chile

    August / September 2014 issue

    Yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi) are found in temperate waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans, off South Africa, Japan, Australia, Chile and the USA. This is one of several Seriola species currently cultured in different development stages around the world.

  • Editors Comments

    August / September 2014 issue By C. Greg Lutz
  • Editors Comments

    June / July 2014 issue

    By C. Greg Lutz

  • A call to action

    June / July 2014 issue

    So how much “action” was there, really, at the Global Ocean Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth” held in The Hague, in the Netherlands, from April 22nd – 25th?

  • Genetics and Breeding

    February / March 2014 issue

    In almost any discussion of commercial aquaculture these days, sooner or later the topic of genetics comes up. 

  • Marine Finfish Aquaculture

    February / March 2014 issue

    What an honor it is for me to contribute to Aquaculture Magazine on the topic of marine finfish farming. My 25 year career in aquaculture has focused on stock replenishment of marine fish, particularly the sciaenid Atractoscion nobilis, which is known locally as white seabass. 

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Sea lice Caligus rogercresseyi, a big threat to the Chilean salmon

    February / March 2014 issue

    The parasitic copepod has been present off the coast of Chile long before aquaculture developed and also affects wild fish. 

  • Editor in Chief Welcome

    February / March 2014 issue

    So, here you are, reading the introductory issue of the “new” Aquaculture Magazine. Some of us are seeing this industry publication for the first time, but many others have fond memories of its prior history and are anxious to welcome it back.