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

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Aquafeeds

Analyzing the hydrostability of shrimp feeds

The physical integrity and nutrient leaching of shrimp aquafeeds are important aspects in their quality control. The water stability of shrimp aquafeeds is often evaluated in various subjective manners. This analytical procedure provides a baseline for the aquafeed manufacturer to 

Aquafeeds

Twin screw technology for better extruded feeds

Extrusion processing can be a better alternative to produce high quality-low- polluting shrimp feeds. Extruded pellets with high water stability can be produced by controlling the Specific Mechanical Energy (SME) and without the inclusion of artificial binders. New extruders are