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

A review of Indian major carp species

Three species of Indian major carp, indigenous to the rivers of the subcontinent, are widely cultivated in India and parts of Southeast Asia. 


The aquafeed pelleting process

When feed pellets exit the die of a pelleting mill, they are moved to a post-pellet cooker or post-conditioner, where they are allowed to set prior to cooling or drying. 

Health & Welfare

Phosphates and shrimp

Commercial experience and research have demonstrated that phosphates can enhance sensory quality and increase consumer appeal for shrimp. Through over 10 years of research with shrimp from around the world, the Aquatic Food Products Lab at the University of Florida 

Health & Welfare

Harvesting head-on shrimp

EU markets have special requirements for head-on shrimp. Organoleptic criteria are evaluated, including firmness of shell and head, malformations and color.