aquaculture worldwide Articles

  • Enhanced resistance to BCWD in Troutlodge strains

    Joint research of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Troutlodge has shown that Genomic Selection can double the prediction accuracy for Bacterial Cold Water Disease (BCWD). Application of Genomic Selection for BCWD resistance to three generations of Troutlodge broodstock resulted in a challenge survival increasing from 33.5% in 2015 to 78.3% in 2019. This is a staggering ...

  • 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. ...

  • Rising Meat Consumption Takes Big Bite out of Grain Harvest

    http://www.earth-policy.org/data_highlights/2011/highlights22 World consumption of animal protein is everywhere on the rise. Meat consumption increased from 44 million tons in 1950 to 284 million tons in 2009, more than doubling annual consumption per person to over 90 pounds. The rise in consumption of milk and eggs is equally dramatic. Wherever incomes rise, so does meat consumption. As the ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Land-based Aquaculture: Meeting the Challenge of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    In 2015, all United Nations Member States agreed to 17 Global Goals, officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs. These goals serve as a call to action aimed at ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the urgency of climate change, by 2030. They are part of a broader global movement encouraging all industries — including aquaculture — to adopt more ...

  • 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 On May 7 the White House issued an executive order aimed at “removing outdated and unnecessarily burdensome regulations” that have long hampered aquaculture efforts in the U.S. The executive order comes just two months after the ...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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

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