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

Fenneropenaeus indicus

Health & Welfare

Selection for disease resistance in Indian white shrimp

A new breeding program for genetic improvement of Indian white shrimp (Fenneropenaeus indicus) in Egypt was established at a private shrimp farm at AL Dibah Triangle Zone (DTZ) to develop disease-resistant shrimp for the country’s aquaculture industry. 

Health & Welfare

Saudi Arabia developing effective farmed shrimp biosecurity strategy

Biosecurity strategies adopted by the shrimp industry in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have resulted in historical production in 2015 and a similar forecast for 2016, and are a significant step towards the long-term goal of sustainable aquaculture.