News tagged with aquaculture

Shrimp talent quest finds a winner

Shrimp help keep fish clean—and scientists have identified the 'cleaner shrimp' with the most talent for reducing parasites and chemical use in farmed fish.

dateOct 11, 2018 in Ecology
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How can fish producers tackle climate change?

Global consumption of fish and shellfish has more than doubled over the past 50 years, and is expected to rise further, according to a report by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Europe is among the top five ...

dateMay 24, 2018 in Ecology
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Farming fish saves land: study

To satisfy the protein demands of an anticipated nearly 10 billion people by 2050, the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and researchers around the world estimate current animal production will need ...

dateApr 30, 2018 in Environment
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Fish farms are helping to fight hunger

Over the past three decades, the global aquaculture industry has risen from obscurity to become a critical source of food for millions of people. In 1990, only 13 percent of world seafood consumption was farmed; by 2014, ...

dateMar 08, 2018 in Ecology
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