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

hatcheries

Responsibility

Treatment of shrimp hatchery effluents

Shrimp hatcheries are highly dependent on continuous availability of clean water and proper treatment of effluents using sedimentation and biofiltration. 

Health & Welfare

A study of Zoea-2 Syndrome in hatcheries in India, part 2

Indian shrimp hatcheries have experienced larval mortality in the zoea-2 stage, with molt deterioration and resulting in heavy mortality. Authors considered biotic and abiotic factors. Part 2 describes results of their study. 

Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture Exchange: Barry Costa-Pierce, UNE

University of New England Professor Barry Costa-Pierce says aquaculture is often neglected in studies examining ocean health and ecosystem and resource management. The “Ocean Prosperity Roadmap” released this summer, he said, was more of the same. 

Health & Welfare

Why do we feed shrimp the way we do?

The potential shrimp aquaculture has for significant improvements in performance through improved genetics and nutrition will not be fully expressed unless appropriate feeding methods are practiced.