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

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Health & Welfare

Why do we feed shrimp the way we do?

The potential shrimp aquaculture has for significant improvements in performance through improved genetics and nutrition will not be fully expressed unless appropriate feeding methods are practiced. 

Aquafeeds

Automatic feeding in shrimp aquaculture

Controlled by timers, automatic feeders should be placed in deeper areas of ponds and away from aerators. Overfeeding is rare during automatic feeding, and pond bottom quality is maintained through grow-out cycles. 

Responsibility

Compensatory gains yield hidden profits

Compensatory gain is defined as faster than normal growth following a period of slower than normal growth, caused by nutritional and environmental factors. 

Health & Welfare

A case for better shrimp nutrition

Shrimp farm performance can often be below realistic production standards. Use proven nutrition, feeds and feeding techniques to improve profitability.