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

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Culture of giant freshwater prawns in China

Farming of giant freshwater prawns is very popular in China. The Yangtze River Delta region produces more than 60 percent of the country's output. Production increases have resulted from a novel system that involves greenhouses that allow ponds to be 

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Aquaculture ponds hold carbon

Although 16.6 million metric tons of carbon are annually buried in aquaculture ponds, estimated carbon emissions for culture species have approached several metric tons of carbon per metric ton of aquaculture product.