News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.
Responsibility

Total alkalinity and total hardness

Alkalinity is an index of the capacity of water to neutralize acidity. Hardness represents the sum of calcium and magnesium concentrations. Both values vary greatly in freshwater sources.

Responsibility

Indian farmers consider white shrimp

India farmers are considering ways to boost production. If approved on a wider basis, production of Pacific white shrimp could boost overall yields. 

Health & Welfare

Shelf life dating for seafood

Since physical and chemical hazards in seafood remain largely unchanged in storage, shelf life can be based on the growth kinetics of microbial hazards. 

Health & Welfare

Southern brown shrimp found susceptible to IMNV

To overcome Infectious Myonecrosis Virus-related mortalities in cultured white shrimp, some Brazilian shrimp farmers tested the southern brown shrimp in grow-out ponds.