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Health & Welfare

Genetics key to maximum growth rate for shrimp

Realizing higher growth rates in commercially cultured shrimp has many important benefits, including reducing various risks, cutting costs and increasing economic opportunities. Shrimp genetics primarily determines the amount of additional growth that can be achieved, as shrimp typically reflect their 

Health & Welfare

Genetics key to understanding shrimp growth rates

Achieving higher growth rates in shrimp can reduce risks, cut costs and increase economic opportunities. The amount of additional growth that is achievable is related primarily to shrimp genetics.