Wesley Malcorps, PhD student on the EU H2020 GAIN project is celebrating his first journal publication on “The trade-offs between marine and terrestrial resources as a result of fishmeal substitution by plant ingredients in shrimp feeds”.
Dr Richard Newton, one of the UK’s preeminent insect farming experts, explains why the sector has a long way to go before it can produce protein capable of competing with the commodities that are the current mainstay of the aquafeed industry. To read the full article click here
Institute of Aquaculture PhD student Wasseem Emam doing his field work in the Nile delta as part of the Newton British Council Funded BOLTI project. His PhD is investigating 'Different aspects on the welfare of farmed tilapia in Egypt'. The project is also working with the Faculty of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences of Kafr El Sheik University and WorldFish Center Abassa in partnership.
Professor Dave Little, alongside colleagues from the Wageningen University and Research, Michigan State University and Nangyang Technical University Singapore have published an introductory paper, ‘Emerging trends in aquaculture value chain research’, to a special issue of the journal Aquaculture on the same theme. See here video with Prof Simon Bush describing the background behind this new special edition on global value chains
Highlands & Islands Enterprise recently commissioned an update supplement to our 2014 “Review of Recirculation Aquaculture Technologies and their Commercial Application” which is now available via their website. It documents the increasing investment in RAS and implications for the Scottish aquaculture industry.