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

genomic selection

Health & Welfare

Experiences in shrimp genetic improvement in seven countries

In eight genetic improvement programs in seven different countries, growth improvements have been constant in all programs, with annual improvement rates between 5 and 12 percent. Improvements in survival rates are less predictable and less consistent. 

Innovation & Investment

Unleashing the genetic potential of black tiger shrimp

The black tiger shrimp is the second most important, farmed shrimp species globally. Because of its importance in Australia, the new ARC Hub for Advanced Prawn Breeding will develop a scalable, advanced breeding program for the species as well as