Fishmeal replacement ‘damaging health and quality’

(12/07/17)

The substitution of fish-derived ingredients with vegetables in salmon feed is reaching its practical limit, and is compromising fish health and quality, according to Eduardo Goycoolea, president-elect of fishmeal and fish oil industry body IFFO.

Goycoolea, who takes up his new role on January 1, told fishfarmingexpert’s sister site, salmonexpert.cl, that although supplies of fish oil were limited, enough fishmeal was available to triple current use in feed.

The Chilean, who is also executive director of New World Currents, the brand under which Chilean salmon farmers sell to China, said one of his priorities was............................


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