New markets for tilapia and expansion of existing ones can be created by planning and implementing properly designed geographic strategies to meet discriminating consumer preferences. Low labor costs in most producing countries promotes value-adding by the production of fresh fillets.
La decisión de cosechar implica la consideración de diversos factores, incluyendo los precios de mercado, la necesidad de los clientes, la biomasa y la condición de los animales, y otros. Varios pasos están involucrados, la mayoría dirigidos a mantener la
The decision to harvest involves consideration of various factors, including market prices, customers’ need, biomass and condition of the animals and others. Several steps are involved, most aimed at maintaining maximum quality of the animals as they are harvested, sacrificed,
Harvesting a crop of shrimp is a critical step for any shrimp farming venture. Several months of efforts and resources to properly raise a quality crop have already been invested, and this quality must be preserved. The decision to harvest
The use of larger and deeper tanks can reduce building, labor and other aquaculture production costs. However, the ability to grade and transfer large numbers of fish is more challenging when using large tanks. In a comparison of the effectiveness
Field trails in Alabama, USA, demonstrated the potential of raising striped mullet with Pacific white shrimp in inland ponds. Using wild-caught fingerlings at low density, the trials found the same survival rates as for mullet and shrimp grown separately.
Environmental and other challenges have led to reduced harvests of wild oysters in the United States. In a study, the authors evaluated oysters cultured in a recirculating aquaculture system with zero water exchange for several months.
Bangladesh shrimp farmers are adopting measures to improve quality to comply with international standards. A survey found that most farmers visually evaluated shrimp by checking size, weight and signs of disease before harvesting.
The establishment of land-based recirculating systems for cobia could expand production of the species. The authors, who demonstrated cobia are well suited for culture in tanks, conducted a study to compare the performance of cobia reared at different densities.