Advances in super-intensive, zero-exchange shrimp raceways

Tzachi M. Samocha, Ph.D. Rodrigo Schveitzer Dariano Krummenauer Timothy C. Morris

Systems can be profitable, improve biosecurity and eliminate negative effluent impact The earlier raceway system (left) used airlifts for aeration and water circulation. The newer, larger raceways utilize rows of non-Venturi injectors for water circulation. Recent advances in super-intensive, limited-discharge, biofloc-dominated systems for raising Litopenaeus vannamei suggest that these systems can be profitable when used…

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  • Tzachi M. Samocha, Ph.D.

    Tzachi M. Samocha, Ph.D.

    Texas AgriLife Research Mariculture Laboratory at Flour Bluff
    4301 Waldron Road
    Corpus Christi, Texas 78418 USA


  • Rodrigo Schveitzer

    Rodrigo Schveitzer

    Marine Shrimp Laboratory
    Department of Aquaculture
    Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
    Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

  • Dariano Krummenauer

    Dariano Krummenauer

    Institute of Oceanography
    Universidade Federal do Rio Grande
    Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

  • Timothy C. Morris

    Timothy C. Morris

    Texas AgriLife Research MaricultureLaboratory at Flour Bluff
    4301 Waldron Road
    Corpus Christi, Texas 78418 USA