Increased sustainability and research capacity for tilapia aquaculture in Zambia

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New aquaria installed at NRDC for aquaculture research. Tabitha Mulilo/WorldFish

Aquaculture is currently the main consumer of global fishmeal production. Sustainability concerns inherent to fishmeal production for aquaculture include the overexploitation of some fish stocks and the use of small pelagic fish that are important human food to produce food for fish, as is the case in the African Great Lakes region and West Coast, for instance. Therefore, we must find alternative protein sources, which will substitute fishmeal, to support the sustainable growth of aquaculture in Africa and globally.

Read the full article by Rodrigue Yossa, Kristen Dechert, and Delbert Gatlin, III published on Fish Innovation Lab.

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