Researchers in China caution that some commercial probiotics for the aquaculture industry may be mislabelled, and also contain cytotoxins and antibiotic resistance genes that can be passed to other organisms.
Kenya-based insect farmer, aquaculture consultant and entrepreneur Proscovia Alando aims to establish the largest fish farming operation in East Africa, in a bid to improve prospects of the region’s women and youth in particular.
A recent feed trial has found that supplementing Nile tilapia diets with bakers’ yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) can change the fishes’ intestinal morphology, leading to improved nutrient uptake, immune responses and growth performance.
Kane Mcguinn, founder and CEO of Atlas Aquaculture, has taken the experience he’s gained in the aquarium sector and applied it to the commercial production of species, including coral trout and giant groupers, in a unique RAS facility in Singapore.
Following a year of phenomenal growth in 2021, 2022 is set to be another excellent year for many shrimp producing nations, with scope to increase production through intensification and the use of better genetics, according to Gorjan Nikolik.
In collaboration with local villagers and scientists, an international team of researchers are breeding and releasing freshwater prawns into the Senegal River in an attempt to combat a spiralling outbreak of schistosomiasis – a disease that has infected millio…