Sea bream at the Institute of Aquaculture Torre la Sal (IATS-CSIC) ©Jaume Pérez-Sánchez (IATS-CSIC)
Sea bream at the Institute of Aquaculture Torre la Sal (IATS-CSIC)

Additive aids plant-based aquaculture feed

Sodium butyrate among most promising feed additives used in aquaculture to prevent adverse effects of plant-based fish feeds.

Fish farmers are always looking for sustainable feed that can make fish strong and healthy. A new study led by CSIC in Spain concluded that marine feed ingredients in aquaculture can potentially be replaced by plant ingredients without detrimental effects when appropriate feed additives are used.

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