World Aquaculture Society News

February 18, 2021

Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Editor's Choice Awards for February 2021

Claude Boyd and Aaron McNevin apply their exceptional knowledge to review energy use, and wastage, in aeration for shrimp operations. The range of energy use on shrimp farms is extremely large. It extends from 11.4 to 41.6 GJ/t shrimp across the vari...

February 18, 2021

The impact of the COVID‐19 pandemic on aquaculture research

Few of us would have considered the possibility of a global pandemic at the beginning of 2020, and most of us had quite specific plans of what we wished to achieve in the year ahead. Yet as the year progressed, researchers in aquaculture in every cor...


February 05, 2021

New Dates Announced for World Aquaculture Singapore

To ensure that as many participants as possible can attend World Aquaculture 2020 in Singapore, we have moved the dates to December 5 - 8, 2021

February 05, 2021

Journal of the World Aquaculture Society Editor's Choice Awards for December 2020

The editors of The Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (JWAS) are pleased to announce the Editor's Choice Awards for the December 2020 issue of JWAS.


January 07, 2021

Webinar: Impacts of biofouling in marine aquaculture

An introduction to the main obstacles for efficient and sustainable growth presented by biofouling in the marine aquaculture industry. The webinar will highlight the key impacts, and the different antifouling methods in use for the prevention and con...

January 05, 2021

Webinar: Biofouling management in New Zealand salmon farms: challenges and directions

: Biofouling presents an operational challenge for finfish aquaculture globally, as it adds weight and drag on farm structures and can lead to reduced water flow with associated effects to fish health. Copper-based antifouling coatings are often used...


December 22, 2020

Plastics in Aquaculture – The WAS-IMarEST Roundtables

Aquaculture is the fastest-growing food sector worldwide, representing a $250 billion industry, bringing to the table more seafood protein than traditional fisheries. As a unique alternative to the animal farming practices on land, where aquaculture ...

December 21, 2020

WA2020 Webinar Videos Have Now Been Published

The sessions from the WA2020 webinar were recorded. The session recordings have been published along with the individual recorded presentations of each presenter. Take this opportunity to review the presentations and Question and Answer sessions fo...


December 14, 2020

Editor's Note - The Circular Economy Concept and Aquaculture

At first glance,consideration of the concept of a circular economy might be a case of “everything old is new again.” Simply, a circular economy is one where waste is used as a resource. In aquaculture, particularly at the farm or landscape level, the...

December 10, 2020

The Open Access Journal of the World Aquaculture Society

As JWAS moves into its 52nd year of publication, JWAS 52 (1) will be the first fully Open Access issue of the journal. This is a timely and significant change, which was deliberated over a long period by our editorial team together with the WAS Board...