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.
Several shrimp-disease papers were presented at Aquaculture America 2018, including one on the detection of AHPND at a site in the United States.
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.
By combining husbandry practices aimed at stress reduction with better disease management higher barramundi survival rates will be the likely result.