Sustainable aquaculture: The world’s their fish finger

18th March 2020

Researchers David Willer and Dr David Aldridge from the Department of Zoology are working to make bivalve shellfish a sustainable, affordable source of food. In terms of land and freshwater use, and greenhouse gas emissions, bivalves are less environmentally harmful than many arable crops.  They are also an excellent source of many key nutrients. Willer & Aldridge have developed  a specially formulated diet for the shellfish that enables farmers to take better control of their hatcheries. You can read the full story here