Genetics key to maximum growth rate for shrimp

Thomas R. Zeigler, Ph.D.

Faster growth for Pacific white shrimp contributes in many ways to the profit equation Shrimp genetics primarily determines the amount of additional growth that can be achieved by the animals during a culture cycle. Photo by Darryl Jory. Shrimp growth rate is considered the primary factor in affecting pond profitability in typical shrimp farming under…

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  • Thomas R. Zeigler, Ph.D.

    Thomas R. Zeigler, Ph.D.

    Senior Technical Advisor, Past President & Chairman
    Zeigler Bros., Inc.
    P.O. Box 95, Gardners, PA 17324 USA