Qrill Aqua blog

The QRILL Aqua blog

Read how krill can benefit aquaculture.

Lena Burri, Director R&D, Animal Nutrition and Health

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Antarctic krill - a sustainable protein source for fish and shrimp

Krill is an important source of protein, omega-3 fatty acids and feed attractants which makes it a great ingredient in feeds for fish and shrimp.

Krill as feed attractant and shrimp and fish growth accelerator

QRILL Aqua - a high quality ingredient for fish and shrimp feed

Continued growth of aquaculture and the change from small-scale to high intensity, industrial farming has increased the need for sustainable protein sources in both shrimp and fish feeds. QRILL Aqua, from Antarctic Krill, is used in fish and shrimp feed around the world. It functions as a sustainable attractant and growth accelerator. Read about the aquaculture market and the potential of krill meal as a feed ingredient below.

How to use Astaxanthin Krill Oil in Shrimp Diets

Astaxanthin krill oil from Aker BioMarine Antarctic AS is produced from Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba). It is an interesting feed ingredient for shrimp containing no protein, but neutral lipids, omega-3 fatty acids and astaxanthin. Read about its beneficial effects and how it can be used in high performance shrimp feed.

QRILL Aqua product areas

For salmonoids

For salmonids, QRILL Aqua is proven to improve feed uptake and speed up growth. The fish becomes healthier and fillet quality is much better. There’s a reason the world’s most successful salmon farming companies raise their salmon on feed made with QRILL Aqua.

For Shrimp

For shrimp, QRILL Aqua and Astaxanthin Oil is proven to increase feed uptake resulting in faster growing, healthier, and tastier shrimp that look great. Whether your shrimp farming goal is to speed up growth, improve health, and enhance the final product’s taste — or maximize uptake during the starter feed stage — there is a tried and tested QRILL product.

Marine Fish

for fish

QRILL Aqua is used to enhance feed uptake and growth performance of many marine fish species, such as sea bass or sea bream. The world’s most successful marine fish farming companies rely on feed made with QRILL Aqua.