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

Geovanni Tolentino

Health & Welfare

Inbreeding cuts growth, reproduction in shrimp

Shrimp-breeding programs release only a small fraction of their genetic material when they sell seed to clients for grow-out. This protects their large investment in developing the stocks so clients return for their next batch of seed instead of breeding