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

Darryl E. Jory


Global shrimp survey: GOAL 2016

The GOAL 2016 global shrimp production survey showed a strong rebound in 2014 (up 10 percent to 4.18 MMT), followed by a decline in 2015 (down 5.4 percent) and another recovery forecast for the next three years. Global production is expected to 

Health & Welfare

Regular population sampling of shrimp in ponds, part 1

Knowledge on population size and size distribution in their production ponds, along with health status assessments, is an important management tool for shrimp farmers around the world. Proper sampling planning and execution involve a number of activities to assure proper, 


Facts about shrimp and cholesterol

Many people, including health-conscious consumers, are concerned about the cholesterol content of foods such as meat, eggs and dairy products. In the case of shrimp, the cholesterol story is different because a number of research studies have demonstrated that the