Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Vietnam looks at methods to improve tilapia cage farming

Aquaculture has played a big part in the vital role of global demand for food, it also sustains local communities in employment. Researchers from the Department of Environmental Management at HoChi Minh City University of Technology, have been looking to improve tilapia cage farming in Tien Giang region of Vietnam.

The dominant type of fresh water aquaculture practiced in the Southern provinces of Vietnam is cultivation of fish in cages. Tilapia cage farms are the most popular freshwater cultivation practice in Tien Giang which has contributed substantially to livelihoods, food demand and poverty alleviation. However, this type of floating fish cultivation is increasingly facing difficult challenges, including a deterioration in water quality and fish mortalities. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Aquaculturists, published and supported by the International Aquafeed Magazine from Perendale Publishers.
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