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

fleshy shrimp

Health & Welfare

China rebuilds fleshy shrimp industry

In China, fleshy shrimp have had much higher market value than other shrimp species. China’s aquaculture scientists and fishery agencies have therefore worked closely with shrimp farmers to rebuild the farming industry for F. chinensis. 

Health & Welfare

Selective breeding with fleshy shrimp

Research at YSFRI’s new Genetic and Breeding Center for Mariculture in Qingdao, China, has produced 180 full-sib and half-sib lines of fleshy shrimp. 

Health & Welfare

Genetic advances with fleshy shrimp in China

The Yellow Sea Fisheries Research Institute in Qingdao, China, is producing strains of fleshy shrimp with faster growth rates and higher disease resistance.