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Phytoplankton is an essential constituent of the marine food chain and comprises 40% of the total fixed global primary productivity. Out of 5,000 species of marine phytoplankton in the world, 7% are responsible for algal blooms, including diatoms, dinoflagellates, raphidophytes, prymnesiophytes and silicoflagellates. Out of 7% algal bloom, 2% of phytoplankton species are toxic, and dinoflagellates contribute 75%. The occurrence of blooms is spontaneous; their growth and persistence are a combination of physical, chemical and biological factors interacting in unpredictable ways.

It’s no secret that the world’s fish stocks are in a poor state. Overfishing, trawling, ocean pollution and climate change have led to depletion in the number of fish in our oceans. Subsequently, the oxygen levels in our oceans have also decreased. Some scientists have even speculated that by 2048 there will be no fish left at all. So, could farmed fish be the solution?

Aquaculture can be defined as the process of cultivating, breeding and harvesting different aquatic organisms, mainly fish for human consumption. With increasing population, economic well-being, and rapid urbanization globally, the demand for food has grown exponentially. Fish which is an integral part of the diet for people all over the world, is key to food security in the future. It is an important nutrient source for people in developing countries as well. 

Organica Biotech is one of the leading companies with a wide range of probiotic solutions for fish farming. Bioflok by Organica Biotech is a concentrated probiotic formulation which is used in the biofloc system. It consists of probiotic bacteria which boosts immunity, improves digestive capabilities, and eliminate disease-causing pathogens in fish.

Organica Biotech is one of the leading companies providing an effective solution to keep your aquarium clean and healthy. Bioclean Aquarium is a natural fish tank cleaner containing a consortium of specially selected beneficial probiotic that degrade uneaten fish food & fish excreta.

Different Indian states have started to use the biofloc system to enhance fish/shrimp farming output, boost quality and help fish farmers gain more in the process. Odisha’s Fisheries and Animal Resources recently announced the use of biofloc fish farming technology for boosting aquaculture in Odisha.