Aquaculture Technical Articles


Article published the November 3, 2016:

Management Practice of Vannamei Shrimp culture ponds with High Stocking Density & Zero Water Exchange in Purba Medinapur Dist.of W.Bengal, India, in relation to Growth, Survivals and Water quality

1. Introduction Aquaculture production has grown enormously in recent years and among that Penaeid shrimps are one of the most important cultured species worldwide especially in Asia due to their high economic...
Author/s :
Prakash Chandra Behera
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Article published the October 28, 2016:

Fecundity of three different size groups of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822), females and growth performance of larvae fed different starter food types

Introduction Among the many species of the genus Clarias, only Clarias gariepinus is recognized for its potential for aquaculture (Janssen, 1990). The fish is native to Africa but it has been introduced and ...
Author/s :
Dr. Omer Mohamed Yousif Krishnakumar Menon
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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 October 18, 2016:

Hybrid Striped Bass: Pond Production of Food Fish

During the past 20 years, the pond culture of hybrid striped bass has developed into a successful sector of the United States aquaculture industry; annual production has grown exponentially from 10,000 pounds t...
Author/s :
Lou DAbramoMike Frinsko
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Article published the October 14, 2016:

A Case Study on Feed Management to Improving Production and Economic Returns for the Semi-Intensive Pond Production of Litopenaeus vannamei

  Introduction Feed management is a key factor affecting water quality (Boyd and Tucker 1998, Jory 1995) and production economics in aquaculture (Jolly and Clonts 1993). Not only is the feed the initial ...
Author/s :
Dr. Allen Davis
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Article published the September 29, 2016:

Feed Requirements for Maintenance and Growth of Anemone Clownfish Amphiprion percula

Introduction Between 1.5 and 2 million households worldwide are believed to keep tropical marine aquaria and the collection trade which supplies this industry is estimated at US$220-330 million annually (Wabni...
Author/s :
Dr Robin J. ShieldsIngrid Lupatsch
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Article published the September 9, 2016:

Mycobiota and mycotoxins present in finished fish feeds from farms in the Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

Background Aquatic products represent an important food source for animal and human consumption, the rising demand of which had led to a fast development of aquaculture (Myhr and Dalmo 2005). The primary ...
Author/s :
Kelly Moura KellerLilia Cavaglieri
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Article published the August 18, 2016:

Aiding gut health with a natural growth promotor

Study shows improved productivity and profitability in cage-farmed tilapia in Brazil. View of the tilapia cages used in the study.   In Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) farming – a...
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Article published the August 2, 2016:

Grinding for Aquatic Feeds

Hammermills and Roller Mills for Aquaculture Feeds Hammermills are commonly used for grinding a broad range of materials used in the production of aquaculture feeds. Since most species of fish, crustaceans, an...
Author/s :
Mark Heimann
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Article published the August 1, 2016:

Low cost Medium Shear Extruder for pet food and aquafeed

This article was originally published in Aquafeed (2013), Vol. 5, No.3, 41-45.   The single screw extruder has been the heartbeat of dry pet food and aquatic feed for over 50 years. Today, the single scr...
Author/s :
Nabil W. Said
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