Global Aquaculture Advocate Interview

Global Aquaculture Advocate Interview

Professor David Little was recently interviewed by James Wright for the Global Aquaculture Advocate website and magazine. The interview considers current trends in aquaculture development and issues such as the attention that is now given to farmed animal welfare and how that is changing practices in both Europe and Asia.

Let them eat carp: Fish farms are helping to fight hunger

Let them eat carp: Fish farms are helping to fight hunger

Our research shows that common perspectives on aquaculture are wildly out of sync with current developments. In fact, the vast majority of farmed fish is consumed in the same developing countries where it is produced, and is widely accessible to poorer consumers in these markets. Most of it comes from a dynamic new class of small- and medium-scale commercial farms, the existence of which is rarely recognized. To understand the potential of aquaculture to feed the world, researchers and consumers need to appreciate how dynamic this industry is.

New research on more efficient use of by-products in the Scottish salmon farming industry

New research  on more efficient use of by-products in the Scottish salmon farming industry

The Scottish salmon farming industry could generate an additional £23.7 million a year if it used its salmon by-products more judiciously.

  • New research from the  Sustainable Aquaculture  Group ,  has found that the total by-product value output could be improved by 803 percent (£23.7 million), based on 2015 figures, adding 5.5 percent to the value of the country's salmon industry.

IMAQulate Project 2nd Annual Progress and Planning Meeting: Andra Pradesh, India

IMAQulate Project 2nd Annual Progress and Planning Meeting: Andra Pradesh, India

The  BBSRC-funded IMAQulate project held its second annual progress and planning meeting in  Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, from 9th-15th January 2018. Partners from the UK, India, Bangladesh and Kenya met to discuss the progress made in situation analyses of PHP use on farms, hatcheries and nurseries, as well as microbiological analyses of PHP products and extraction and isolation of saponins from a variety of natural sources to test potential beneficial effects on fish immunity.