Tilapia Farming News

  • Breeding more uniform Nile Tilapia

    For fish farmers, uniformity of growth and body size is one of the key traits to be improved in future breeding programs. In domestic Nile Tilapia size differences among individuals are very large but the genetic background of this variability is almost entirely unknown. In a new study, published by Genetics Selection Evolution, researchers of Wageningen UR found that variability of harvest ...

  • Weather and political tensions impact food markets but cereal stocks remain adequate

    Weather conditions in various countries and political tensions in the Black Sea region have made food markets more volatile, FAO reports in the new  Food Outlook. In its first major forecast for 2014, FAO puts cereal production at 2 458 million tonnes (including milled rice), down some 2.4 percent from the 2013 record, though global output ...

  • Research Study on China Aquaculture & Aquatic Feed Industry

    Since the reform and opening policies were introduced, aquaculture industry has been growing dramatically. In China, the output of aquaculture was up to 38.288 million MT in 2010 from 1.212 million MT in 1978, and the proportion in the total aquatic products output increased to 71.3% from 26.4%. Aquaculture distribution also changed significantly, from the traditional breeding areas of Yangtze ...

  • "Lillian's Healthy Gourmet" Meals "Certified Gluten Free"

    HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HQSM) ("HQS" or the "Company"), a leader in the production and marketing of health products derived from marine based raw materials as well as Tilapia resulting from vertically integrated operations, today announced that its "Lillian's Healthy Gourmet" seafood meals are the first Seafood meals to be certified gluten free by "GFCO," the only ...


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