Hot off the press: New research in March 2019

Cecily Layzell -

Small-scale fisheries in Cambodia
Each month, we highlight a selection of our new publications. Research published in March included a number of firsts. Among them was the first study to estimate agonistic behavior and feed efficiency in individual Nile tilapia, an understanding of which will support the development of sustainable aquaculture.

Novel fish feed ingredient boosts tilapia growth, new study shows

Kate Bevitt -

Collecting fish for sub-sampling during Novacq feed trials
Fish feeds containing little to no wild-caught fish combined with a novel feed ingredient has the potential to greatly increase the growth of farmed tilapia, finds a new study by WorldFish and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization.

Tilapia: A nutritious, environmentally friendly fish

Admin -

Often dubbed the ‘aquatic chicken’, farmed tilapia is now a staple in many parts of the world. A healthy source of protein, micronutrients and essential fatty acids, tilapia is now the fourth most consumed fish in the US and it is farmed extensively in China, Egypt, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Brazil among many other countries.