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

Nitrogen and phosphorus loads vary by system

Adding nitrogen and phosphorus to natural waters can cause eutrophication. Discharge of these nutrients from aquaculture operations is under U.S. government evaluation.


Biological lamella sedimentation

Sedimentation is a useful technique to manage aquaculture wastewater because a high proportion of suspended solids have a high sinking rate. 

Health & Welfare

Real-time PCR measures IHHNV in shrimp

Use of this method to detect and quantify IHHNV in penaeid shrimp has already revealed new information regarding levels of infection.