How a pioneering Australian scientist teamed up with one of the world’s most advanced aquaculture nutrition companies to defy conventional academic wisdom and develop a range of probiotics that has enabled the shrimp sector to slash antibiotic use.
Despite struggling to achieve bulk production volumes and compete with global commodities such as fishmeal and soy, opportunities for alternative protein producers in aquafeed sector are only going to grow in the coming years.
One of South East Asia’s largest shrimp farming groups is the Lim Shrimp Organization (LSO), which has established a network of integrated farming projects known as Aqua Villages. In 2018, it completed 12 such projects in Indonesia, two in Thailand and one in …
Victoria Alday-Sanz, director of biosecurity and breeding programmes at Saudi Arabia's National Aqua Group (NAQUA), talks about the challenges of looking after 80,000 tonnes of fish and shrimp each year.