aquaculture

Aquaculture

Microalgae play a crucial nutritional role for the marine animals. Phytoplankton is the basis of marine food chain. Most marine invertebrates depend on microalgae for their whole life cycle.

Microalgae are used in aquaculture hatcheries for fish, shrimp, and shellfish larviculture, especially for live-prey cultivation and enrichment of Rotifers and Artemia. Microalgae may be also used to perform the Green Water Technique widely reported as improving fish larvae growth, survival, and feed ingestion, to develop the immunological system, pigmentation and swim bladder function. It has also been reported that the Green Water Technique has positive effect on the stabilization of water quality within the rearing tanks.

We launched our first microalgae concentrate, Phytobloom Green Formula in 2000, and since then we have developed a set of specialised microalgae concentrates which aim to solve hatcheries day-to-day problems:

 Microalgae  FinfishShelfish      Shrimp      
Green Water   Live Prey: Rotifers,
Artemia and Copepods  
Growing EPA
Enrich.
DHA
Enrich.
Pre
set
Post
set 
Brood
stock 
 Zoea phase Larval phase   Brood
stock
 Nannochloropsis  +++  +++  +++    +++  ++  ++  ++  ++  ++
 Tetraselmis  ++  ++  ++      +++  +++  +++  +++  +++
 Isochrysis  ++      +++  +++  +++  +++  +++  ++  ++
 Phaeodactylum      +    +++  ++    +++  +++