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+ - Australia's CSIRO Scientists Discover Holy Grail of Aquaculture

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An anonymous reader writes "A team of CSIRO scientists has discovered the holy grail of aquaculture by developing the world's first fish-free prawn food: Novaq. According to the article there is intense global interest in Novaq because it solves one of the farmed prawn industry's biggest problems — its reliance on wild fisheries as a core ingredient in prawn food. The Novaq formula is a closely guarded secret, but it is known that the product is based on microscopic marine organisms. Not only will the new feed introduce greater sustainability into a growth industry but prawns fed on the new diet grow 40% faster and are healthier and more robust. The new feed will have a huge impact on profits and productivity."
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Australia's CSIRO Scientists Discover Holy Grail of Aquaculture

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