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University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Allen Place and Aaron Watson, University of Maryland

Caption: For the first time scientists Dr. Allen Place and Dr. Aaron Watson of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science have been able to develop a completely vegetarian diet that works for marine fish raised in aquaculture. It could be the key to making aquaculture a sustainable industry as the world's need for protein increases.

Credit: University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science/Cheryl Nemazie

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