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

health management

Health & Welfare

Ongoing production issues in shrimp farming, part 2

Effective implementation of biosecurity protocols in shrimp farming requires awareness, discipline and a commitment by farm owners to implement them. The authors take a close look at intensive nurseries and how to exclude pathogens, predators and competitors. 

Health & Welfare

Chemical treatment costs reduced with in-pond raceway systems

By dividing ponds into smaller, more controllable areas, IPRS can substantially reduce chemical treatment costs, improve treatment delivery and allow new treatments that are cost-prohibitive in traditional pond settings. 

Health & Welfare

Health management of barramundi

By combining husbandry practices aimed at stress reduction with better disease management higher barramundi survival rates will be the likely result.