Hot off the press: New research in May 2019

Cecily Layzell -

WorldFish is supporting a catla breeding program in Bangladesh
Each month, we highlight a selection of our new publications. Feed was the focus of two papers in May, with a novel feeding system and a plant-based alternative to fishmeal showing potentially significant cost and sustainability benefits. The third study presented was able to determine whether ‘candidate founders’ of a carp breeding program in Bangladesh were related, providing crucial insights for the genetic robustness of the program.

Hot off the press: New research in April 2019

Cecily Layzell -

Giant clam floating ocean cages, Solomon Islands. Photo by Mike McCoy, 2001.
Each month, we highlight a selection of our new publications. Research published in April is dominated by the emerging blue economy and what it means for smaller ocean actors, but we also highlight the threat of antimicrobial resistance in aquaculture and the options for production without medicalization.

WorldFish gender research in the spotlight at Seeds of Change conference

Kate Bevitt -

WorldFish gender research is benefiting fish farmers like Bashar Mollah and his wife in Khulna, Bangladesh.
WorldFish gender scientists and partners are heading down under for the world-class Seeds of Change conference on 2–4 April 2019 in Canberra, where they will be collaboratively leading or taking part in a combination of 12 panels, workshops and presentations.