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

Ana C. Guerrelhas

Health & Welfare

Within-family selection enhances shrimp growth

A study in Brazil found that the growth superiority brought about by within-family selection of tested shrimp transmitted to the next generation of animals. 

Health & Welfare

SPF shrimp breeding in Brazil

Through a genetic selection program started in 2006, significant advances have been achieved in the development of a specific pathogen-free L. vannamei line in Brazil.