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

Jian Li

Innovation & Investment

Shrimp farming in China: Lessons from its developmental history

Fenneropenaeus chinensis was the most important farmed shrimp species in China until 1995. Lessons learned from its development made China a pioneer, especially in shrimp larval production. Shrimp farmers must enhance their understanding of the interactions of farming activities with 

Health & Welfare

Selective breeding with fleshy shrimp

Research at YSFRI’s new Genetic and Breeding Center for Mariculture in Qingdao, China, has produced 180 full-sib and half-sib lines of fleshy shrimp.