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India introduces new policy to boost biofloc technology

According to a story in Odisha TV, the new policy is part of a strategy to provide employment during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Fisheries...

Key insights into Thailand’s shrimp farming sector

In 2019 the country’s shrimp farmers produced 304,000 tonnes of Pacific whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) and 13,000 tonnes of black tiger shrimp (Peneus monodon),...

F3 Challenge doubles prize fund

The F3 Challenge – Carnivore Edition will offer the cash to the contestants that produce and sell the most ‘fish-free feeds’ in each of...

Louis Dreyfus Company teams up with Barramundi Asia and Temasek on aqua feed research

The tripartite agreement is the first collaboration to result from the Memorandum of Understanding between LDC and Temasek Lifesciences Accelerator (TLA), signed in November...

Why fish oil alternatives are more important than fishmeal alternatives in aquafeeds

A new study published in Nature – Food, has synthesised more than 10 years of studies and data from fed aquaculture operations and found...

How climate change is effecting top marine predators

The European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant awards are funded through the EU and are worth up to €2.5 million, enabling established top researchers...

Seychelles adopts groundbreaking marine protection programme

Danny Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles, this week confirmed the 410,000 sq km zones – a milestone that delivers on the world’s...

The case for improved biosecurity on Vietnam’s catfish farms

The study, published in Aquaculture Reports, indicates that stricter biosecurity measures during grow-out could reduce the prevalence of foodborne zoonotic trematode infections in catfish. The...

World Economic Forum calls for “nature-positive” aquaculture

The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented job losses and economic uncertainty. As governments and businesses look to stimulate growth, a new study from...

Tilapia lake virus resistance breakthrough announced

The fish used in this experiment were members of 124 families, and the team discovered that there was a large variation in family survival....

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