The organisers of September’s inaugural Global Shrimp Forum (GSF) hope the event will help to solve some of the shrimp industry’s most pressing issues while contributing to increased food security, securing livelihoods and reducing environmental degradation.
Though seaweed operations are diverse – specialising in various species and operating in different economic circumstances – today’s macroalgae practitioners need to stay grounded in science as they work towards their scale and sustainability goals for 2030.
A Dutch startup is planning to integrate aquaculture of seaweed and bivalve shellfish into floating breakwaters – simultaneously protecting fragile coastlines, providing ecosystem services and potentially producing seafood.
Devices that produce nanobubbles are becoming increasingly popular in a range of aquaculture operations, with a growing number of studies supporting their value – both in improving production and in reducing the environmental impact of the industry.
Michael Laterveer, owner of Blue Linked – one of the few marine hatcheries in the Netherlands – believes that a fundamentally different approach is needed to ensure a sustainable future for aquaculture.
One of the world’s top tilapia hatcheries has traced a radical upturn in the proportion of female tilapia in their normally all-male stock back to changes in the antioxidants used by their feed provider.