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

Genetic

Health & Welfare

Antimicrobial resistance: complex, unavoidable

Resistance to antibiotics is unavoidable because it is an aspect of bacterial evolution. Resistant microflora have been observed in water that has not had recent contact with antimicrobial agents. 

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.