More fishing companies, seeing the writing on the wall, are moving into plant replacements for their traded seafood – in preparation for their eventual demise or complementary marketing?

While the smart money is going into aquaculture one has to applaud looking for alternatives to hunted tuna.

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Fully support this as Mahi Mahi is species that is not able to be domesticated.

We tried capturing adults and juveniles in Ecuador in the 1990’s for Japanese scientists. Full oxygen gear, fish stretchers, acclimitized water. All Mahi Mahi we brought back did not make it.

However, fish still alive and flapping on bottom of boat at end of day were some amberjacks (Seriola) we had caught at same time at our marked FAD point. Very surprised scientists – but a hardy species makes for a good candidate for aquaculture so we suggested to try.

Sure enough they ate pelleted feed immediately when put into tanks at local shrimp hatchery.