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

Fernando Huerta

Responsibility

Enmiendas bacterianas en estanques de engorde de camarón

Las comunidades microbianas de estanques son un componente crítico y, a menudo, pasado por alto en los ecosistemas acuícolas. Las enmiendas bacterianas como los probióticos brindan un importante apoyo a los productores de camarón en todo el mundo. 

Responsibility

Bacterial amendments in shrimp grow-out ponds

Pond microbial communities are a critical and often overlooked component of aquaculture ecosystems. Bacterial amendments like probiotics provide significant support to shrimp farmers around the world. 

Health & Welfare

Temas de producción actuales en la cría de camarones, parte 2

La implementación efectiva de los protocolos de bioseguridad en el cultivo de camarón requiere conocimiento, disciplina y el compromiso de los propietarios y gerentes de granjas para implementarlos. Los autores consideran los viveros y precrías intensivas y cómo excluir a 

Health & Welfare

Ongoing production issues in shrimp farming, part 2

Effective implementation of biosecurity protocols in shrimp farming requires awareness, discipline and a commitment by farm owners to implement them. The authors take a close look at intensive nurseries and how to exclude pathogens, predators and competitors. 

Intelligence

Ongoing production issues in shrimp farming, part 1

More R&D and investment is needed to address various ongoing issues in shrimp farming, including genetic improvement, nutritional requirements and feed ingredients, health management and other issues.