World Aquaculture Society News

December 06, 2022

Super-intensive shrimp culture: Analysis and future challenges

Aquaculture has immense potential to support future food security and sustainability. The increase in aquaculture production has been significant but, at the current rate, will not be enough to cover the expected protein demand. Over the past decade,...

December 06, 2022

‘Plug-and-play’ shrimp farm inventor out to prove that Shrimpbox is more than just a neat idea

In 2019, Mexico City entrepreneur Daniel Russek was brainstorming on how to grow shrimp sustainably closer to top markets. The solution he came up with, the Shrimpbox, has just been named one of the best inventions of the year by TIME Magazine, and i...


October 18, 2022

Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Editor's Choice Awards for October 2022

Alligator farming in the state of Louisiana is the second-largest aquaculture industry and a highly valuable animal-production enterprises for the state. Extruded feeds are currently available to the alligator industry but there is limited informat...

October 18, 2022

JWAS passes impact factor 3.4, ranked 12th in fisheries category of peer reviewed journals

The Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (JWAS) has undergone re-invigoration and improvement. This has been clearly reflected in the quality of papers and reviews published and their impact on the aquaculture industry and scientific research.


September 28, 2022

Introducing our New JWAS Editor

The World Aquaculture Society and Wiley are delighted to introduce Dr Ken Cain as the new Executive Editor for JWAS. Ken is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Idaho and teaches courses in Fish Health Management, Aquaculture, and ...

September 28, 2022

Editor's Note - More Alarming Climate Change News

I have often thought that every editorial I write for World Aquaculture could be about the effects of climate change on aquaculture, given its importance as an existential threat to our future on this planet. I have restrained myself so as not to be ...


August 12, 2022

Presentations by young Chinese aquaculture scientists: From the 2021 China Society of Fisheries

Young scientists are the most active force driving scientific advancement and technological innovation. Nonetheless, young scholars also face challenges such as heavy workloads, shortage of research-focused hours, high competition in grant applicatio...

August 08, 2022

Get the Meeting Mobile App for Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America 2022

We have updated our mobile app for the upcoming meeting in St Johns. Use this as a handy tool with all meeting abstracts, sessions, presenters and exhibitors in your hand. As the program changes keep refreshing the data so you are always up to date...


August 07, 2022

Aquaculture in Canada

To use a quote from the famous explorer Jacques Cousteau in 1971: “We must plant the sea and herd its animals using the sea as farmers instead of hunters. That is what civilization is all about — farming replacing hunting.” Well, as it turns out, thi...

July 26, 2022

Aquaculture Canada and WAS North America Abstracts Published

The abstracts of papers that will be presented at the St John's meeting are now available for viewing online.