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  • Why Enrich Rotifers and Artemia Used as Larval First Feeds? 

    Many, if not most, aquatic animals first feeds are zooplankton consisting of phytoplankton, rotifers, copepods, artemia and other small arthropods....
  • Three Reasons to Avoid Farmed Salmon

    Douglas Frantz (former managing editor of the LA Times and shared Pulitzer prizewinner) and his wife, Catherine Collins just published a blistering...
  • Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza- US posts record 2022 loses to bird flu

    A newly arrived virus called Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza  ("HPAI , aka “bird flu”) is killing poultry outright or causing farmers to cull the...
  • Astaxanthin Bioactivity Is Determined by Stereoisomer Composition and Extraction Method

    Natural Astaxanthin (ASX) is one of the most powerful antioxidants known, increasing fecundity, egg yolk volumes, growth rates, immune responses a...
  • Astaxanthin as a Colorant in Salmonoid Populations

    Astaxanthin is widely used as an additive in commercial salmon grow-out feeds as a colorant.  This blog recaps current industry practices, wild sal...
  • How Fish Control Fire with Astaxanthin

    It took 1.8 Billion years for single cell Eukaryotes to make the "perfect" antioxidant,  astaxanthin. 
  • What is Di-esterified 3S, 3'S Astaxanthin?

    Astaxanthin, nature's most powerful antioxidant, was created 700M years ago by single cell lifeforms struggling to deal with reactive oxygen speci...
  • Facilitating Smoltification of Atlantic salmon in Freshwater RAS Systems

    In June 2020 Sustainable Nutrition Inc.(“SN) together with its sister company, Sustainable Aquatics Inc (“SA”) began culturing its first cohort of ...
  • Biofish.no reports back steady growth, good coloration and good survival rates using Amplifeed Topcoat

        Extracted from iLaks.no, 10 September, 21 https://ilaks.no/slik-bruker-borsferskingen-biofish-lys-for-a-sikre-bedre-tilvekst-pa-smolten/ Large...
  • 5 things that hatchery nutritionists should know about selenium

    1) What does selenium do?  Selenium is a critical micronutrient needed by animals in small quantities to make selenoproteins. Up to 50 different se...
  • Sustainable Nutrition Announces 47X Improvement in Bioavailability of Nature's Most Powerful Antioxidant

    We exposed neonate rotifers to three different sources of astaxanthin: 40 µg/ml of unextracted Haematococcus pluvialis (Hp) powder.  20 µg/ml of t...
  • The Immune System Development and Nutritional Requirements of Larval Fish

    By: Dr. Terry Snell, Chief Science Advisor- Sustainable Nutrition Inc.  Our sister company, Sustainable Aquatics Inc. operates a fish hatchery with...