aquaculture production Articles

  • Carbon footprint of aquaculture in eastern India

    The present study was conducted to determine the carbon (C) footprint of different aquaculture production systems in India. The total input (kg CE/ha) in different cultures, respectively, was 1,811 to 4,144 for scampi, 4,417 to 5,913 for polyculture, 4,090 to 8,873 for shrimp and 2,417 to 2,786 for carp. Of the total inputs, feed accounts for around 90% of carbon equivalent (CE), in all ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The status of USA's commercial fisheries and management and crystal-balling the future

    Despite the enormity of the commercial fishing industry of the USA, the structure of the industry and various interactions are not known on a national basis. The US public wants seafood, but current domestic production capabilities appear to be inadequate to support the growing demand for seafood. Imports, particularly aquacultured products, are increasing and expected to further increase in the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Development of Indonesian Fish Farming & Aquaculture Production

    Part 1.Fish Farms Market Overview in Indonesia Part 2.Reasons Why Fishery Industry Develops Fast in Indonesia Part 3.Fish Farm Types in Indonesian Part 4.Sustainable Development of the Fishery in Indonesia Fish Farms Market Overview in Indonesia Fish farming is the world’s fastest growing food production sector. By 2018, more seafood will be farmed than caught from the wild. Actually, ...

  • Probiotics vs. Enzymes: Understanding Your Aquaculture Products

    We believe the future of aquaculture nutrition, disease management, and environmental treatment is biological. At QB Labs, we’re constantly looking at the effects of various microorganisms to replace antibiotics, augment natural fish/shrimp biological processes, and improve environmental impacts of commercial aquaculture. While educating customers on our products, we’re often asked ...


    By QB Labs, LLC

  • Bioeconomic modelling and salmon aquaculture: an overview of the literature

    Bioeconomic models can be used to assist producers and decision-makers in identifying optimal production system designs, operation management strategies, and alternative development and policy approaches. This paper reviews the literature on bioeconomic modelling in aquaculture since 1993 and builds on an earlier article by Leung (1994) which examines this literature for the 1974-1993 period. In ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Biofloc Systems in Aquaculture: How Harnessing Beneficial Bacteria Is Revolutionizing Aquaculture

    With almost eight billion people on earth, the demand for aquatic food is increasing. Aquaculture production is projected to rise from 40 million Metric Tons by 2008 to 82 million Metric Tons in 2050. Moreover, the expansion of aquaculture is also restricted due to land costs and by its strong dependence on fishmeal and fish oil. Additionally, environmental degradation and pollution have been ...


    By QB Labs, LLC

  • Aquaculture induced erosion of tropical coastlines throws coastal communities back into poverty

    Shallow tropical coastlines harbour unique mangrove ecosystems, which support livelihoods and provide a natural barrier against coastal flooding. Non-sustainable land-use practices, such as large-scale clear cutting of mangroves for aquaculture, ground water withdrawal and alteration of river flows, result in rapid subsidence. The collapse of aquaculture production, due to pollution and disease, ...


    By Wetlands International

  • MICROBE-LIFT® Technology Increases Yield & Size of Shrimp on the Gulf Coast in MI - AQUACULTURE

    Fajar Prawn Hatchery is a 20-tank fry hatchery, which is located in the middle of Manjung District, Perak State, Malaysia. Since 2000, they hatch only White Shrimp fry. The hatchery operator Mr. Tan Kim Bak said he buys the Nauplius (see figure 2) from another company and hatches to post larvae stage and then sells to shrimp farmers. Mr. Tan Kim Bak had been using a competitive aquaculture ...


    By Ecological Laboratories Inc

  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • MICROBE-LIFT® Technology Helps Maintain High Quality Water in Prawn Hatchery in Malaysia - AQUACULTURE

    Fajar Prawn Hatchery, Manjung, Perak State, Malaysia Fajar Prawn Hatchery is a 20-tank fry hatchery, which is located in the middle of Manjung District, Perak State, Malaysia. Since 2000, they hatch only White Shrimp fry. The hatchery operator Mr. Tan Kim Bak said he buys the Nauplius (see figure 2) from another company and hatches to post larvae stage and then sells to shrimp farmers. Mr. Tan ...


    By Ecological Laboratories Inc

  • U.S. Aquaculture Gets Bipartisan Boost from Washington

    Good news has been hard to come by the last few months amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but the United States aquaculture industry received some two weeks ago. On May 7 the White House issued an executive order aimed at “removing outdated and unnecessarily burdensome regulations” that have long hampered aquaculture efforts in the U.S. The executive order comes just two months after the ...


    By InnovaSea Systems, Inc.

  • Project - MacroPro

    Seafood aquaculture is one of the fastest growing food production sectors, and there is a growing demand for organic farmed aquaculture products in many countries. Therefore, it is urgent to find alternative sustainable feed ingredients for aquaculture feeds to address these issues. A widely available but underutilised Nordic bio-resource is macroalgae (seaweed). Traditionally, macroalgae have ...


    By Ocean Rainforest

  • Common Fish Diseases and Caused Reasons

    There are literally hundreds of afflictions that can effect the health of farm fish. The most common maladies seen in home aquaculture production are usually either bacterial, parasitic, or viral diseases in origin. Fungal infections are also sometimes seen, and occasionally physical ailments. Common Fish Diseases & Symptoms in Freshwater Cultured Fish 1. Bacterial Disease Bacterial ...


    By Fanway Fish Feed Machinery

  • Salmon aquaculture could incorporate seaweed and sea urchins to reduce nitrogen enrichment

    Farming fish together with seaweed and other species could help improve the sustainability of aquaculture and reduce pollution. A new study provides a tool for designing sustainable fish farming systems and calculates their potential to recycle waste. An example of a salmon farming system incorporating seaweed and sea urchins could reduce nitrogen releases to the environment by 45%. Over half of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Next Generation Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) Technology

    The increasing number of aquaculture facilities based on RAS, or Recirculating Aquaculture Systems technology, is testament to the fact that this technology is proving highly advantageous. AquaMaof, a leader in recirculating aquaculture systems, brings a unique, multidisciplinary approach to indoor fish production, and is leading the way in developing innovative recirculating aquaculture system ...

  • Data-Driven Aquaculture Essential to Feeding the Planet’s Growing Population

    The planet’s current population (7.8 billion) is expected to grow more than 25 percent over the next 30 years to an estimated 9.8 billion people. So we need to start thinking today about how we’re going to feed ourselves in a sustainable manner. Oceans will play a key role in this effort, especially through aquaculture, which now accounts for more than 50 percent of the seafood ...


    By Realtime Aquaculture

  • Future Brief: Sustainable Aquaculture

    Is sustainable aquaculture possible? Aquaculture is facing a new era of expansion in Europe. What are the environmental implications of this, and how can the sector expand sustainably? This Future Brief from Science for Environment Policy presents an overview of research into aquaculture’s impacts, and considers how it could develop in harmony with environmental goals. The EU’s Blue ...


    By European Commission

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