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

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Aquafeeds

Testing shrimp growth in different biofloc systems

A study conducted with juvenile shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) reared in experimental biofloc systems used four treatments. Results indicate that differences in management and carbohydrate source can lead to substantial disparity in system function and production. 

Health & Welfare

Development of 1-monoglycerides against AHPND

1-monoglycerides are known for their antibacterial and antiviral effects in the human pharmaceutical and animal husbandry industries. As a substitution for the preventive use of antibiotics, these molecules are being evaluated in the fight against AHPND.