Yearly Archives: 2008


Watercress has been cultured and harvested for hundreds of years in many countries around the world. Perhaps due to its familiarity it has been almost ignored as an aquacultural crop – it is seen simply as another species suitable for … Continue reading

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nutritive metals in rainbow trout diets

Nicolas R. Bury, Paul A. Walker, and Chris N. Glover from the King’s College London, School of Health and Life Sciences, have published a report entitled Nutritive metal uptake in teleost fish. From the abstract: Transition metals are essential for … Continue reading

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keeping native fish as pets

The Native Fish Conservancy is about preserving the North American aquatic heritage. A group of like-minded conservationists, they are seeking other people, willing to donate time and skills to the ongoing development and production of the e-newsletter, the web site, … Continue reading

Posted in ecosystems, freshwater fin fish, ornamental, web site | 3 Comments

new news

I’m pleased to be offer readers aquaculture news, articles, and market reports (or click on the ‘News’ tab). The articles and news can be translated with the automatic (machine) translation facility (in the sidebar). My apologies for the less than … Continue reading

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mud (mangrove) crab

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) is a statutory authority that operates as part of the Australian Government’s development cooperation programs. The Centre encourages Australia’s agricultural scientists to use their skills for the benefit of developing countries and … Continue reading

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