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

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Health & Welfare

Postlarvae evaluation key to controlling shrimp diseases

Establishing postlarvae quality has become one of the most important aspects in controlling diseases in farmed shrimp. Initial microbial testing can ensure viruses and other pathogens are absent from the animals. 


Automatic feeding in shrimp aquaculture

Controlled by timers, automatic feeders should be placed in deeper areas of ponds and away from aerators. Overfeeding is rare during automatic feeding, and pond bottom quality is maintained through grow-out cycles. 


Feed trays or broadcasting?

At higher stocking densities, the application of all feed via feed trays often results in feed being dropped outside and/or underneath the trays. 

Health & Welfare

Temperature affects feeding behavior of Pacific white shrimp

The authors evaluated the feed passage through the intestines of white shrimp under laboratory conditions. Feed consumption on feed trays was tested four times daily at different temperatures at an intensive culture farm. 

Health & Welfare

New procedure controls TSV in white shrimp

The authors have established a procedure to reduce the impacts of Taura Syndrome Virus in the culture of Pacific white shrimp. The procedure focuses on avoiding the molting process of shrimp by limiting culture conditions.