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

Hervé Lucien-Brun

Health & Welfare

Preventing melanosis in shrimp

The black spots of melanosis quickly arise in harvested shrimp from enzymatic reactions in shrimp tissue or external stressors. 

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Health & Welfare

Harvesting head-on shrimp

EU markets have special requirements for head-on shrimp. Organoleptic criteria are evaluated, including firmness of shell and head, malformations and color. 

Intelligence

Shrimp farming in New Caledonia

Shrimp farming in New Caledonia has an important economic impact, through exports and by providing jobs in rural areas.