Algae Supplements Technical Articles


Article published the May 18, 2017:

The Renewed Interest in The Western World for The Cultivation of Seaweeds, as The Inorganic Extractive Component of IMTA Systems, and for The Ecosystem Services They Provide

  Seaweed cultivation is well established in Asia and needs little explanation/justification. In the western world, a renewed interest in seaweed mariculture has been triggered by their cultivation in i...
Author/s :
Dr. Thierry Chopin
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Article published the May 4, 2017:

Kelp biochar: a potential plant substrate for freshwater aquaponics

At the University of New Brunswick in Canada, researchers have developed a pilot-scale aquaponics system to select plants that are best adapted to efficiently recapture nutrients from salmon hatchery effluents....
Author/s :
Dr. Thierry Chopin
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Article published the October 21, 2016:

Potential use of phototrophic algae as protein and/or lipid source in aqua-feeds

In aquaculture, producers commonly rely on formulated feeds to ensure optimal growth, health and quality of the farmed animal. Fish meal and fish oil from wild fisheries have traditionally been major constituen...
Author/s :
Ingrid Lupatsch
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Article published the April 17, 2015:

Microalgae in Layer Diets Create Functional, DHA Enriched Eggs

I. INTRODUCTION Omega-3 PUFA (polyunsaturated fatty acids) are commonly known for their health benefits to the consumer. This family of essential fatty acids provides a host of health benefits. There are thre...
Author/s :
Adam NaylorAlex TsappisChetna Chadha
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Article published the October 17, 2013:

The potential of microalgae meals in compound feeds for aquaculture

Intensive production of mainly carnivorous fish has resulted in fish feeds containing high levels of fishmeal and fish oil, with Europe requiring around 1.9 million tonnes a year. Although this use of fishmeal ...
Author/s :
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Article published the October 10, 2013:

The use of algae in fish feeds as alternatives to fishmeal

Fishmeal is very extensively used in feeds for fish as well as other animals. A recent global survey estimated aquaculture consumption of fishmeal at 3724 thousand tonnes in 2006 (Tacon and Metian 2008). Now it...
Author/s :
Eric  C. Henry
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Article published the December 4, 2012:

The Multifunctional Dietary Properties of Spirulina and its use in Aquaculture

In commercialization and high stocking density of culture practice, the feeding has the significant contribution for fast growth and high yields. The aquafeed is potentiated with many ingredients in highly bala...
Author/s :
Prakash Chandra Behera
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