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

etiology

Health & Welfare

Shrimp necrosis has infectious etiology

Researchers studied the nature of muscle necrosis in shrimp by sampling infected shrimp from local ponds and challenging healthy specimen with filtrates from the diseased shrimp. 

Health & Welfare

Early Mortality Syndrome affects shrimp in Asia

Early Mortality Syndrome is a new disease that has been detected at shrimp farms in Asia. It appears within 30 days of stocking and causes symptoms that include lethargy; soft, darkened shells and mottling of the carapace.