Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Eight species of wild fish detected in aquaculture feed

Analysis of DNA fragments from commercial feed found eight species of high trophic level fish present, some of them coming directly from extractive fisheries. The research, conducted by the University of Ovideo, focused on feed for aquarium cichlids, aquaculture salmon and marine fish in aquariums. The implication is that aquaculture is partly maintained by fisheries, and aquaculture fishes are fed wild, unprocessed fish and fish directly from fishing vessels. Read more...

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