Biosecurity’s crucial role in ensuring sustainable future for global aquaculture

An interview with Vera Agostini, deputy director, Fisheries and Aquaculture Division, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

Vera Agostini

Biosecurity’s crucial role in ensuring sustainable future for global aquaculture

Sustainability

RAS tilapia

RAS water exchange rates could affect Nile tilapia welfare

Recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) are often viewed as viable options…

sustainable aquaculture

Could farming seaweed hold the key to curbing cattle methane emissions?

Aquaculture can spin off new sustainability ideas, but few are more ambitious than Greener Grazing — an effort to commercialize a seaweed that could cut methane production from grazing animals.

Vaccines provide Brazil’s fish farmers with a platform for sustainable growth

An interview with Danielle Zanerato Damasceno, Technical and Commercial Manager, PHARMAQ Brazil

Fish health-focused trainings bring growth to Colombian tilapia sector

An innovative project focused on delivering aquaculture skills trainings in Colombia is helping to boost productivity, sustainability and job growth in the country’s burgeoning tilapia sector.

Ronnie Soutar talks about zero antibiotics use in salmon farming.

Scottish Sea Farms: How to reach zero antibiotics in commercial salmon farming

Aquaculture has generally seen more success in antibiotic reduction than other livestock sectors. Scottish Sea Farms have gone further, reaching zero antibiotics in 2020. How did they manage it?

Vaccine progress critical to sustainable freshwater aquaculture in Southeast Asia

A lack of vaccines and susceptibility to bacterial pathogens is putting Southeast Asia’s booming freshwater farming industry at risk, according to scientists.

Changes needed to ensure Brazil’s aquaculture sector achieves potential

Brazilian aquaculture has considerable potential, but a more scientific approach is required to ensure a sustainable future, according to the authors of new analysis on the country’s sector, published in Aquaculture Reports.

Success stories key to bringing integrated health approach to aquaculture

The principles of the global One Health movement, which links human and animal health outcomes with environmental considerations, are a near-perfect fit to help ensure healthy and sustainable growth in aquaculture, according to a leading expert.