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

Daniel Holliman

Intelligence

Shrimp processing byproducts find many uses

Shrimp processing byproducts are constructively used in shrimp or fish feeds, livestock feeds and plant fertilizer. Chitin from shrimp exoskeletons is used in bandages and varied cosmetic products. 

Intelligence

Salmon + selenium = 1 healthy serving

Selenium is crucial in key human metabolic pro­cesses that ensure normal growth and development and strong immune and antioxidant defense systems. 

Health & Welfare

Hepatitis E an emerging foodborne illness

Although hepatitis E is infrequent in developed nations, additional cases may occur due to global travel patterns and importation of seafood. 

Health & Welfare

Hepatitis A and shellfish

Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is a widespread and serious foodborne pathogen commonly associated with shellfish-vectored outbreaks.