Basa fish is a catfish species native to Southeast Asia. They occur naturally in the Chao Phraya and Mekong River basins. Basa fish is a sought-after edible species that is eaten all over the world. The international market is predominantly supplied by farm-raised rather than wild-caught fish.Basa fish is among ...Continue Reading

Oyster Farming is an economical and beneficial way of not overfishing the natural supply. Oyster farming in the United States has grown massively over the past few decades. As a result, it has a promising future in food sustainably. But how do you farm Oysters?Oysters are farmed using the bottom ...Continue Reading

Fish are a varied group of aquatic organisms with skulls and, in most cases, backbones. Their bodies are streamlined and swimming-specific, and they have fins that let them move quickly through the water. Fish are broadly categorized into freshwater or saltwater, but what differences separate the two types?There aren't many ...Continue Reading

Cobia is among the most delicious and healthy fish internationally. Cobia sells for excellent prices in international markets, and restaurants value every cut of this fish as well, but a fish that sells well is not always a fish that farms well. So is Cobia a good fish to farm? ...Continue Reading

Black carp originally came to America in the 1970s and have been found in the lower Mississippi River and Red River in Louisiana since the 1990s. Although they naturally occur in lakes, rivers, and channels, you might be wondering if black carp can also live in ponds? To answer this ...Continue Reading

Named after their unique ability to breathe air and traverse land with their pectoral fins, walking catfish are a unique, tropical subspecies of catfish native to Southeast Asia. However, should you farm walking catfish? And if so, what are the pros and cons of farming walking catfish? Although walking catfish have ...Continue Reading

The Atlantic croaker is a popular fish found in the Gulf of Mexico up to Northern Florida. It is commercially ocean-caught. However, as the demand for food supply, including fish, increases and the ocean supply decreases, you may be wondering if it’s possible to farm the croaker?Little is known about ...Continue Reading

Barramundi, also known as Sea Bass in Asia, is one of the most popular sporting fish species in Northern Australia. These hardy fish can be cultivated in freshwater or seawater, making them an excellent option for commercial farming. However, you may be wondering how long barramundi take to grow? We've ...Continue Reading

You've all probably heard about caviar and how delicious (and expensive) it is. Its price tag is more than justified, though. The eggs are difficult to harvest due to the fact that the fish from where they originate (the sturgeon) are considered an endangered species. In light of this, many ...Continue Reading

It's been hotly debated whether the salmon farming industry is sustainable. So far, there have been mixed levels of success among salmon farmers due to the unique conditions required for replicating their habitual ecosystems, especially when it comes to sockeye salmon.Is Sockeye Salmon Farmed?Sockeye salmon is mostly wild-caught and not ...Continue Reading

Tuna is one of the most popular types of fish, both for human consumption and even in some pet foods. Its products come in cans, pouches, and several other forms. More importantly, the fish is sourced from the oceans that are wild-caught or raised in tuna farms. But does its ...Continue Reading

You’ve got your pond set up, and now you need to stock it with fish that will be good for angling. There are so many species to pick from, but a few will provide you with the optimal experience you are looking for. Hybrid striped bass is an excellent choice ...Continue Reading

The Eastern Brook Trout, Salvelinus fontinalis, is also commonly referred to as the Brookie, Squaretail, or Speckled Trout, is one of the most widespread and abundant cold-water fish found in Maine. It favors cool, clear, well-oxygenated water to spawn, nurse, and live into adulthood successfully. Brook Trout can be found ...Continue Reading

Catfish, You've probably seen these fishes before. Their whisker-looking barbels make them look like a cat, hence their name. Catfish are also known for being very farm-friendly, but they take a relatively long time to mature compared to other freshwater fishes like tilapia, for example.The maturation period varies greatly amid ...Continue Reading