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dc.contributor.authorTlusty, Michaelen_UK
dc.contributor.authorTyedmers, Peteren_UK
dc.contributor.authorZiegler, Friederikeen_UK
dc.contributor.authorJonell, Malinen_UK
dc.contributor.authorHenriksson, Patriken_UK
dc.contributor.authorNewton, Richarden_UK
dc.contributor.authorLittle, Daviden_UK
dc.contributor.authorFry, Jillian Parryen_UK
dc.contributor.authorLove, Daviden_UK
dc.contributor.authorCao, Lingen_UK
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: Aquaculture is receiving increased attention from a variety of stakeholders. This is largely due to its current role in the global food system of supplying more than half of the seafood consumed, and also because the industry continues to steadily expand (UN Food and Agriculture Organization 2018). A recent article in Environmental Research Letters, 'Feed conversion efficiency in aquaculture: do we measure it correctly?', by Fry et al (2018a) found that measuring feed conversion efficiency of selected aquatic and terrestrial farmed animals using protein and calorie retention resulted in species comparisons (least to most efficient) and overlap among species dissimilar from comparisons based on widely used weight-based feed conversion ratio (FCR) values. The study prompted spirited discussions among researchers, industry representatives, and others. A group assembled to write a standard rebuttal, but during this process, decided it was best to engage the study's original authors to join the discourse. Through this collaboration, we provide the resultant additional context relevant to the study in order to advance conversations and research on the use of efficiency measures in aquatic and terrestrial animal production systems.en_UK
dc.publisherIOP Publishingen_UK
dc.relationTlusty M, Tyedmers P, Ziegler F, Jonell M, Henriksson P, Newton R, Little D, Fry JP, Love D & Cao L (2018) Commentary: comparing efficiency in aquatic and terrestrial animal production systems. Commentary on: Fry J P, Mailloux N A, Love D C, Milli M C and Cao L 2018a Feed conversion efficiency in aquaculture: do we measure it correctly? Environ. Res. Lett. 13 24017. Environmental Research Letters, 13 (12), Art. No.: 128001.
dc.relation.isbasedonFry J P, Mailloux N A, Love D C, Milli M C and Cao L 2018a Feed conversion efficiency in aquaculture: do we measure it correctly? Environ. Res. Lett. 13 24017en_UK
dc.rightsOriginal content from this work may be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence ( Any further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the title of the work, journal citation and DOI.en_UK
dc.titleCommentary: comparing efficiency in aquatic and terrestrial animal production systemsen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleEnvironmental Research Lettersen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Massachusetts at Bostonen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationDalhousie Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationRISE Research Institutes of Swedenen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationStockholm Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationRoyal Swedish Academy of Sciencesen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute of Aquacultureen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute of Aquacultureen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationJohns Hopkins Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationJohns Hopkins Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationStanford Universityen_UK
rioxxterms.apcnot requireden_UK
rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorTlusty, Michael|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorTyedmers, Peter|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorZiegler, Friederike|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorJonell, Malin|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorHenriksson, Patrik|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorNewton, Richard|0000-0003-1481-995Xen_UK
local.rioxx.authorLittle, David|0000-0002-6095-3191en_UK
local.rioxx.authorFry, Jillian Parry|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorLove, David|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorCao, Ling|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
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