aquaculture economics Articles

  • Sea Grant's role: sharing with the community the goal of fostering ecologically-sound, and economically-viable, aquaculture

    US aquaculture is one of the fastest growing segments of US agriculture; however, as aquaculture expands, a number of environmental, regulatory, and socioeconomic concerns threaten to constrain further development of the industry. This presents unique challenges to the Sea Grant network. Although Sea Grant encourages the commercial development of aquaculture, it must work with local communities ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Most Effective Bird Deterrent Device to Protect Fish from Birds

    Fish farms are targeted by birds daily. This became a major problem since the bird population has risen. Once birds discover there is a high density of fish, they will attract more birds to the fish farm ponds1. Birds do affect fish farms! Birds can cause a significant negative economic impact on aquaculture. Birds not only eat fish but can also transmit diseases ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Project - AquaVitae

    “New species, processes and products contributing to increased production and improved sustainability in emerging low trophic, and existing low and high trophic aquaculture value chains in the Atlantic” AquaVitae aims to increase aquaculture production in and around the Atlantic Ocean by developing new species, processes and products. The focus of the project is placed on low trophic ...


    By Ocean Rainforest

  • A conceptual framework for the sustainability assessment procedures of the shrimp aquaculture industry in coastal Bangladesh

    Shrimp aquaculture is now establishing itself as an important aquaculture industry in coastal Bangladesh. However, the benefit of this industry is concentrated to only the interests of a specific group of people who contribute a significant amount of foreign earnings to the nation, while the present development process is posing a challenge to the coastal sustainability, as well as the industry ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Estimating preferences for non-market attributes of aquaculture and sustainable seafood production: methods and empirical applications

    If aquaculture is to promote sustainable seafood production, the public must be willing to accept associated tradeoffs. Tradeoffs may include impacts on a variety of environmental and social attributes. Public preferences for aquaculture may differ according to type of operation, species, region, and other factors. Stated preference methods can assist policymakers in designing balanced, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Pacific fisheries need tech to track climate impact

    Climate change could benefit some Pacific fisheries, but tracking the success of adaptation needs effective monitoring, says Johann Bell. Climate change could derail plans by Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) to use fisheries and aquaculture to foster economic development and food security. Bottom-dwelling coastal fish are expected to be hardest hit. Under continued high ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • The Role of Mangroves in Fisheries Enhancement

    In 2011 humans caught and consumed 78.9 million tonnes of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other species groups from the world’s oceans, accounting for 16.6% of the world’s animal protein intake (FAO 2012). This is projected to increase further, to over 93 million tonnes by 2030 (World Bank 2013). Global demand for fish products has increased dramatically over recent decades. Fishing ...


    By Wetlands International

  • How To Choose Floating Fish Feed Machine And Its Auxiliary Equipment

    With the rapid development of aquaculture, its economic benefit has become considerable. Therefore, various aquatic feeds, in particular floating fish feed pellet, rise in response to this trend. Because aquatic animals like fish and shrimp have small intestines and stomach with bad digest absorption ability, the manufacturing process of aquaculture feed has much higher requirement than that of ...

  • Modern Project on Establishment of Fish Feed Production Plant

    Fish Feed Plant Background & Necessity Along with the development of aquaculture, aquafeed industry has also made a quite fast progress, especially in virtue of continue advancement of breeding technology, the culturing mode has turned into intensive cultivation from extensive fish farming, which provides vast space for fish feed production. In line with the FAO (Food and Agriculture ...


    By Amisy Fish Feed Machinery

  • Puffed Floating Fish Feed Pellets Advantages

    In order to improve the fish feed utilization of digestion and absorption, reduce the impact of feed pellets on the water environment, and improve the efficiency of aquaculture. Fusmar Machinery has obtained better economic and social benefits by improving the quality of fish feed machinery and processing technology. It is an important achievement to make fish feed pellets by the puffing process. ...

  • The advantages and disadvantages of culturing fish.

    The advantages and disadvantages of culturing fish. Experts develop practical recommendations for decision-makers, scientists and producers for a sustainable development of Mediterranean aquaculture. Human demand for fish is growing steadily. With fisheries decreasing worldwide, aquaculture is becoming an important socio-economic alternative and a source of proteins and healthy oils. ...

  • How Much Is Fish Feed Pellet Machine In Nigeria?

    To help fish farmers provide balanced fish feed pellets at a bargain price. Fusmar Machinery, as a professional fish feed machine designer and manufacturer, we have launched a series of fish feed machines with reasonable prices and high quality according to the local market conditions, including fish feed extruder, feed mixer, feed crusher, feed dryer/cooler, feed package machine, and so on. We ...

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