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Article published the February 5, 2007:

Physiological assessment of natural pigmenting carotenoid sources for salmonid fish: current research and future perspectives

The aquafeed industry in relation to salmonid fish culture is particularly reliant on the use of high quality ingredients such as fish meal and fish oil that constitute the major components of the nutrient-dens...
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Article published the January 25, 2007:

The relative contributions and ecological impacts of aquaculture and capture fisheries

Historically, the oceans were considered limitless and thought to harbor enough fish to feed an everincreasing human population. However, the demands of population growth, particularly in poorer countries, now ...
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Article published the December 20, 2006:

Immunological factors in Black Tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon, Fabricius

The farming of marine shrimp is practiced worldwide and is estimated to provide over 25% of total shrimp production. In Asia, shrimp production has been predominantly focused on the Black Tiger prawn, Penaeus m...
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Article published the December 20, 2006:

The US rainbow trout industry: challenges and opportunities

It is always interesting to try and assess the challenges and opportunities of a particular industry segment. We often hear the farmed seafood sector referred to as the aquaculture industry. In reality this sec...
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Article published the December 20, 2006:

From farm to fork: the challenges that fish farming faces as a responsible supplier of global food

“World production, total consumption, food demand and per capita food consumption will increase over the next three decades; however, the rate of these increases will slow over time. World capture production is...
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Article published the December 15, 2006:

Mycotoxins - a rising threat to aquaculture

IntroductionThe primary objective in fish nutrition is to provide a nutritionally balanced mixture of ingredients to support the maintenance, growth, reproductive performance, flesh quality and health of the an...
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Article published the December 7, 2006:

Overcoming barriers to the oral delivery of peptide and protein therapeutics to aquacultured organisms

IntroductionThe United Nations (UN) estimates that by 2037 the world’s population will have exceeded 10 billion.This rapid growth in humankind will bring with it severe difficulties, not only in terms of provid...
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Article published the November 30, 2006:

Opportunities and dilemmas in molecular aquaculture genetics

Introduction: transgenic vs enhanced selectionAquaculture, like agriculture, is beset with problems of cost, price, and risk. Genetic research, in aquaculture as in agriculture, promises – or dangles – solution...
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Article published the November 22, 2006:

Feeds for the future: the importance of better broodstock and larval nutrition in successful aquaculture

IntroductionThe future of aquaculture production, as in other animal production systems, is towards greater control of the physical, chemical and biological variables surrounding the production system. The tren...
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Article published the November 16, 2006:

News and trends in Aquaculture

Introduction As world population continues to expand, with a projected increase from 6 billion people in the year 2000 to 9-10 billion by 2050, a great challenge for the agricultural sectors is to produce ...
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