Aquaculture innovations will reduce fish meal use

Aquaculture operations to eventually operate without fish meal and fish oil, which will improve industry sustainability.

The long-term intention of Evonik scientists is to turn salmon, shrimp and other marine animals into vegetarians. To that end, they are looking to replace the fish meal and fish oil produced from wild-caught fish that is used in aquaculture feeds.

Farmed fish play a key role in providing healthy nutrition for the world’s population. “Thanks to modern fish farming concepts and our amino acid products, it is already possible to achieve significant reductions in the proportion of fish

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