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VIDEO: Shrimp Feed Management Shrimp Feed Management

Dec 28, 2016 — Overview of concepts of feed management for shrimp aquaculture in outdoor production ponds.

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VIDEO: Aquafeed processing at Marine Harvest, Norway

Dec 28, 2016 — The world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon, Marine Harvest takes you on a trip to the fjords of Trondheim, and shows you against the backdrop of a beautiful landscape how they successfully run a fish feed factory – with aquafeed processing solutions from Bühler.

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Changes needed if aquaculture is to fill the protein gap

Oct 22, 2016 — We need to re-think the way we approach aquaculture if it is to fulfill its potential to help meet the protein shortfall for a globally exploding population. This is the message Dr. Barry Costa-Pierce gave aquaculture stake-holders at Biomin’s World Nutrition Forum, held recently in Vancouver, Canada.

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Saithe quality near fish farms documented

Aug 24, 2016 — It\'s not only farmed salmon that eat salmon feed. Saithe and other wild fish that search for food in the ocean can be tempted to enjoy an easy meal outside the salmon cage. Here, some of the feed that is fed to the farmed fish gets through the net wall with the water currents and is an easy catch for hungry wild fish. Some saithe have made this into their speciality. This has been documented by way of a research project, where scientists have systematically caught and tested the quality of saithe near fish farms over a period of three years.

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Market competition between farmed and wild fish

Aug 24, 2016 — A literature survey, by Trond Bjørndal and Jordi Guillen. FAO. 2016. Fisheries and Aquaculture Circular No. 1114. Rome, Italy.

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A look at phospholipids in aquafeeds

Aug 24, 2016 — Phospholipids are the major constituents of cell membranes and are vital to the normal function of every cell and organ. The inclusion of phospholipids in aquafeeds ensures increased growth, better survival and stress resistance, and prevention of skeletal deformities of larval and juvenile stages of fish and shellfish species. By Amit Ranjan in GAA Advocate

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Hatcheryfeed Magazine 2016

Aug 14, 2016 — The Hatcheryfeed magazine is published mid-year to keep you up to date on the rapid developments in commercial hatchery feeding solutions

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USSEC Releases Soybean Meal Quality by Origin Report

May 18, 2016 — USSEC recently released the report, “Soybean Meal Quality by Origin, report no. 4/2016,” based on current (May) and future (August-October) feedstuff prices for feeds of different species.

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Aquafeed processing at Marine Harvest, Norway (Video)

May 11, 2016 — The world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon, Marine Harvest takes you on a trip to the fjords of Trondheim, and shows you against the backdrop of a beautiful landscape how they successfully run a fish feed factory – with aquafeed processing solutions from Bühler.

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Global Aqua Feed Market to Expand at 11.40% CAGR from 2013 to 2019 owing to Growing Consumption of Fish

May 4, 2016 — A new report on the global aqua feed market says it is expected to increase from US$57.7 billion in 2012 to US$122.6 billion by 2019.

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REPORT: Lallemand Animal Nutrition 2nd Aquaculture Technical Meeting:The importance of microbial management in shrimp farming

Apr 15, 2016 — What do the pond bottom and the shrimp gut have in common? Both harbor abundant microbial populations, organized in real ecosystems that contribute to animal and farm performance and health. This was the central theme of Lallemand Animal Nutrition 2nd Aquaculture Technical Meeting, hosted in Chennai, India, in March 2016 and dedicated to shrimp farming

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Fish to 2030 : Prospects for Fisheries and Aquaculture

Apr 13, 2016 — This report analyzes global prospects for fisheries and aquaculture. The World Bank Group (WBG) Agriculture Action Plan 2013-15 summarizes critical challenges facing the global food and agriculture sector.

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Launch of the Zimbabwe Fish Producers\' Association brings aquaculture into agriculture

Apr 12, 2016 — Fish farming is a livestock enterprise in its own right and must be developed into a fully- fledged agricultural industry in Zimbabwe. This was highlighted at the launch of the Zimbabwe Fish Producers’ Association (ZFPA) at Exhibition Park on 17 March, which attracted a turnout of 220, eager to find out more about fish production. The formation of ZFPA formally brings aquaculture into agriculture as part of the livestock sub-sector.

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Freshwater consumption and pollution in aquafeed production:an important aspect of sustainable aquaculture growth

Apr 11, 2016 — While the use of feed with a large proportion of terrestrial ingredients may reduce the pressure on fisheries to provide feed for fish in the form of fishmeal and fish oil, it may significantly increase the pressure on freshwater resources due to water consumption and pollution in crop production for aquafeed. Furthermore, the competition with feed for humans and livestock, as well as with plant material for biofuels is aggravated.

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Water Activity in aquafeed: Safety, Quality, and Profitability

Apr 11, 2016 — Many aquafeed manufacturers measure water activity to prevent mold during storage. By assuming that water activity is only about microbes and mold, they miss the opportunity to use this versatile measurement to improve quality and profitability, too.

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2015 closes with markets flooded with low-value tilapia

Apr 4, 2016 — According to the latest FAO Globefish report, markets are flooded with low-value tilapia and demand in the USA remains stagnant.

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Viability of tallow inclusion in Atlantic salmon diet, as assessed by an on-farm grow out trial

Mar 31, 2016 — The results of recent research into the inclusion of tallow in fish feed formulations, suggest that it is viable as a potential substitute for other alternative lipid sources such as poultry by-product oil.

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ENSO El Niño Advisory

Mar 31, 2016 — The latest ENSO El Niño Advisory indicates that the current strong El Niño is weakening.

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ETHOXYQUIN and its use as antioxidant in fishmeal and fish feeds

Mar 31, 2016 — IFFO has produced a position paper on the use of Ethoxyquin as an antioxidant in fishmeal and fish feeds

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Biofloc systems viable for tilapia production

Mar 31, 2016 — Biofloc can increase feed efficiency, finds new study.

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