Aquaculture

Coastwide
Aquaculture

Is a ‘baby food’ bottleneck looming for aquaculture?

Global aquaculture, particularly farmed shrimp, depends heavily on artemia as a hatchery feed. Supplies meet current needs, but expansion will require alternatives and innovation.

International
Aquaculture

UK - Stirling scientists report on animal welfare in aquaculture

Scientists at the University of Stirling have authored a new report providing guidance on identifying and strengthening best practices for animal welfare in aquaculture.

Gulf of Mexico
Aquaculture

TX - Texas Says Shucks, Let's Give Oyster Growing a Try

As industry begins, operators have a chance to protect environment while meeting consumer demand

West Coast
Aquaculture

CA - Researchers show how fishmeal and oil alternatives can support aquaculture growth

As the world increasingly turns to aqua farming to feed its growing population, there's no better time than now to design an aquaculture system that is sustainable and efficient.

West Coast
Aquaculture

CA - Did sea farm debacle sink California aquaculture?

Farming shellfish in deep ocean waters is a potentially lucrative industry in California. But environmental concerns, federal and state requirements and a recent failed project could be hard to overcome.

International
Aquaculture

Brussels - Brussels backs trout and shellfish aquaculture

Funding worth £800,000 has been awarded to eleven of Scotland’s shellfish growers and trout producers, in a bid to mitigate the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Gulf of Mexico
Aquaculture

LA - Rebuilding oyster industry

The push from Senator Hewitt’s and the Oyster Task Force’s Concurrent Resolution will give the CPRA a second chance at combining hurricane protection with the rebuilding of the world’s greatest oyster industry in Louisiana.

International
Aquaculture

Africa - The pros and cons of the spread of cage aquaculture

Concerns over the spread of fish farm cages in Africa’s inland waterways have been expressed in a new study which gives a valuable overview of the extent of the continent’s freshwater cage culture.

Gulf of Mexico
Aquaculture

MS - ‘Soybeans of the sea’: Mississippi battles against economic, environmental currents to reclaim oyster esteem

The value of oyster reefs, a habitat that has decreased by 85 percent worldwide in the last two centuries, is not lost on Mississippi’s leadership.