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



Treatment of shrimp hatchery effluents

Shrimp hatcheries are highly dependent on continuous availability of clean water and proper treatment of effluents using sedimentation and biofiltration. 

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Effluent effects from aquaculture ponds

In general, lower-intensity pond and cage farming tends to discharge higher overall pollution loads in farm effluents than closed aquaculture systems. 


No single solution for effluent management

Where aquaculture is key to food or employment, policies regarding effluent management should be flexible to address various species, systems and environments.