Demand for aqua feeds was the highest in carps accounting for over 25% of the market share in 2012. Carps are expected to be one of the fastest growing species owing to their compatibility in less than ideal environmental conditions. Mollusks were the second largest end-users in the aqua feed industry and are expected to experience above-average growth during the forecast period owing to a rise in consumer awareness about its health benefits. Rising consumer demand for carps and crustaceans, on account of key factors such as changing food habits, changing lifestyles and rise in disposable income. Carps and crustaceans are expected to witness the highest growth within the aqua feed market over the next few years.