GOAL 2021: Growth ahead for the aquaculture industry

Discussion at the final GOAL 2021 event ranged from Ecuador’s booming shrimp sector to the ‘compass’ of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 

Finfish genetic improvement
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Health & Welfare

Finfish genetic improvement

Although the application of selective breeding and genetics can yield dramatic results, the use of genetically improved stock varies widely among aquaculture sectors. Virtually all Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout producers use improved stock, while use of genetically improved tilapia varies widely.