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Domestic market for farmed shrimp in Brazil

In recent years, most of Brazil’s farmed shrimp production has been absorbed by the domestic market. The country’s aquaculture industry shifted focus from exporting frozen shrimp as a commodity in 2004 toward a growing internal demand for fresh and value-added 

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Water quality in tilapia transport, from farm to retail

When producers and markets are separated by long distances, economic losses can occur. In a review involving tilapia, water quality was adequate in hauling trucks, although pH levels dropped during transport.