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

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Health & Welfare

Training and harmonization of PCR diagnosis of WSSV in India

Accurate PCR testing of shrimp seedstock assures shrimp farmers that their seedstock is clean of major diseases. Ring tests verify that labs conducting PCR testing are obtaining correct, reliable and reproducible results when testing for specific shrimp diseases. 

Health & Welfare

Disease risk factors for shrimp production in Brazil

For two years of data, the effects of management, season, stocking density and salinity on the incidence of disease in northeastern Brazil’s shrimp farms were found to be highly significant.