News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.
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Tips for growing bigger shrimp

Research at the Oceanic Institute found that white shrimp grown in a raceway at high density could reach 34-grams in 155 days with minimal water use. 

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What is chem-free shrimp?

The use of phosphates to protect shrimp moisture has been questioned due to abuses. The alternative demand for chem-free shrimp can involve similar abuses and deception. 

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Focus on cost efficiency maximizes profits

Profitability in the shrimp industry is increasingly related to business factors. Cost effectiveness is a better profit strategy than simple cost reduction. 

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Shrimp peeling, an automated approach

Farmers in developing countries often choose manual labor for shrimp peeling. Although expensive, machine peelers offer versatility and efficiency.