Aquaculture feed database to aid shift away from fishmeal and fish oil

A database of aquaculture feed formulas and fish nutrient requirements could help feed manufacturers as they shift away from feeds made of fishmeal and fish oil.

And that database, called the International Aquaculture Feed Formulation Database, is broadening its scope by expanding into a second international phase, the U.S. Soybean Export Council announced this month.

The database compiles information about the nutritional needs of different fish species and key feed ingredients that meet those needs. It’s the only such standardized, publicly available feed database believed to exist…

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