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Database ensures access to nutrition needs of farmed fish, aquatic organisms

Large number of species cultivated and feed ingredients used, different production systems and variability in chemical and nutritional composition create challenging environment for aquaculture feed producers.

Fish farmers across the world now have access to more nutrition information thanks to a new database developed by researchers at the University of Guelph in Ontario.

Although specific nutritional requirements for terrestrial animals like cattle, swine and poultry are well known by the producers who raise them, this is not the case for aquaculture. The sheer number of species in aquaculture means that there is a significant gap in the knowledge of the nutritional needs of many farmed f

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