Aquaculture

Tilapia: why quality seed counts

Tilapia farming is now well established in Asia, but will only succeed in SA if good quality stock is used in an economically viable culture environment.

Abalone farming in Hermanus

Adri Claassen, abalone farmer extraordinaire, talks to Denene Erasmus about farming these sought after sea delicacies.

Damning reaction to Mzimvubu dam plan

Yolan Friedman, CEO of the Endangered Wildlife Trust, has lashed out at plans for a large dam to be constructed on the former Transkei's and SA's largest undammed river, the...

Pioneers of SA marron production

For seven years Vaughn Bursey and John Tinley (above) of Smiling Valley Aquaculture have pursued and persevered their passion for aquaculture by farming marron freshwater crayfish. Mike Burgess visits them...

SA aquaculture: the catch of the day?

South Africa is faced with the unique opportunity to implement international best practice when establishing its aquaculture industry, says Terry Bennett from South Africa's largest and oldest fishing company Irvin...

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