A side-by-side comparison of conventional and insect-based aquafeed ingredients has found that insect meals and oils come with a larger carbon footprint and require more energy to produce than marine ingredients – but this discrepancy might be short-lived.
Six years after taking up aquaculture Yatendra Kashyap is one of the leading fish farmers in Bihar, with an annual production of around 65 tonnes of carp, generating a turnover of around 9 million rupees (US $120,411).
Alexsandra Caseiro is one of the stalwarts of the Brazilian aquaculture sector, spending two decades in the feed sector, before setting up her own consultancy firm, operating mainly in in Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil.
The latest 1810 Ultra syringe design from Socorex brings medical-grade precision to the aquaculture vaccination sector – in the process generating a range of advantages, not least to fish welfare and operator accuracy.
James de la Fargue has been CEO of Lake Harvest – one of Africa’s largest tilapia producers – since 2016. Despite downscaling production, the changes he has implemented have enabled the company to attract new investors and confirm its place close to the top of…
Mark Bowkett, CEO of Aquamonitrix, explains the dangers of elevated nitrogen levels in RAS facilities and why he believes that the company’s novel sensor can help to not only prevent mass mortalities, but also help to improve feed conversion ratios and growth …
Sub-Saharan Africa's limited aquaculture supply creates an excellent opportunity for Kenya's fish farming sector, giving it the potential to bank on favourable climate conditions and untapped land and water resources.
By adopting the “basic building block” of tilapia farming, producers across Africa can establish and scale operations in both urban and rural environments – moving Africa’s tilapia industry beyond subsistence farming.