While insect production is likely to grow significantly in the coming years, it will be vital for the aquafeed industry to make the most out of what is likely to remain a fairly niche ingredient and not treat it as a simple substitute for fishmeal or soy.
José Antonio Camposano, executive president of Ecuador’s national chamber of aquaculture (CNA), provides the country’s latest shrimp production figures, thoughts on sustainability and reflections on the chamber’s new partnership with The Fish Site.
Indonesia’s aquafeed producers – be they industrial players or farmers who produce feed independently – are increasingly looking towards the use of local and sustainable alternatives to fish meal and soy.
Novel means of improving shrimp health – including the use of alternative feed ingredients – are due to be the subject of a short, free webinar taking place on 10 November.
Organised by The Fish Site and Calysta, the event has been inspired by trials …
Part I of this series covered the ornamental aquaculture industry and how to get a successful business started. This second instalment offers insights into the types of businesses and discusses options for the varieties of fish to produce.