Kenya and Tanzania bank on new feed to improve fish production

Artemia

Artemia biomass can be used to feed older fish or in the formulation of other animal feeds.

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What you need to know:

  • Researchers say the collaboration between the two countries involves research institutions, universities and farmers.
  • This follows the depletion of fish catches in the Indian Ocean and other natural waters.

Kenya and Tanzania plan to adopt Artemia as an alternative fish feed in marine aquaculture.

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