Study shows how nitrates in RAS systems affect fish health

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Exposure to nitrates can adversely affect the intestinal health of fish in RAS systems, a study by researchers in China has found. While it is well known that nitrates have a toxic effect, the study provides a detailed analysis of how nitrate (NO3) levels can have an impact at molecular level. A team of scientists…

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Steady as she goes

The Netherlands’ fish farming sector is steadily growing, reports Eugene Gerden The Netherlands’ fish farming sector has been steadily growing, thanks to continuing stable domestic demand for farmed fish and improving economics in the country. That was the message presented at a recent symposium as part of the 40th anniversary of the Dutch Society for…

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