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

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Health & Welfare

Biosecurity: Not just a word

Most aquaculture farms rely on general strategies for biosecurity that implement protocols learned from others. Establishing effective biosecurity, however, can be complicated due to multiple interacting variables. 

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. 

Health & Welfare

Proactive disease management counters ISA, IMN

Although many companies avoid the costs associated with setting up proactive disease management infrastructure, failure to do so can result in losses that far outweigh the costs.