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Soldier Flies: The New Food for Farm Fish

Several pounds of wild fish meal are typically needed to produce a single pound of farmed fish—not a very sustainable practice. One company is breeding Black Soldier Flies and feeding the larvae to farmed fish. The larvae eat organic waste, and become high-density protein for the fish, creating an efficient food production system that can also clean the environment. A Nexus Media production for Scientific American.

October 24, 2014