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

Crustacean

Intelligence

Thermal pasteurization of crustacean products

Pasteurization of crustaceans, which can extend shelf life to years, preserves many of the chemical and physical characteristics of the original seafood and destroys most spoilage and many pathogenic bacteria. 

Health & Welfare

Genetics, environment define crustacean color

Coloration in crustaceans is affected by a combination of factors: diet, environment and genetics. The genes required for coloration are not present in any other animal, but crustaceans use them to create a variety of colors and shell patterns.