Enriched rearing environment can enhance survival and disease resistance of aquaculture fishes

The importance and volume of aquaculture is increasing worldwide. Along with food production, aquaculture also has an important role in maintaining endangered fish populations. One major threat to aquaculture and agriculture in general is the vulnerability of intensive farming units to parasitic infections. In aquaculture, infections can lead to economic losses through impaired fish growth and increased morbidity and mortality. Thus, economically and ecologically sustainable methods to control parasite infections are in high demand. Read more