Offshore cage farming has potential in Asia

These large cages were designed and developed in Norway and are being used for rearing cobia/pompano in the sea off central Vietnam. Credit: Jorge Alarcon, Marine Farms Vietnam

Cage culture technology developed in Norway is being increasingly used in Asia to farm species such as cobia, tilapia and pompano. It is a far cry from the primitive industry still in use there where small cages made from wood or bamboo with nets hanging from the top are used ...

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