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



Retrofitting shrimp farms to recirculating systems

Several large shrimp farms in Latin America, originally built to operate using significant, flow-through water exchange with the surrounding environment, have been retrofitted to a recirculating operation mode. This modification provides numerous benefits, including improved biosecurity. 

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GOAL 2017: revisión y pronóstico de la producción mundial de camarón

La encuesta de producción de GOAL 2017 para la producción mundial de camarón cultivado mostró una recuperación menor para 2016, y se espera que la producción se fortalezca hasta 2019, cuando la producción cultivada global debería alcanzar 4.82 millones de 


GOAL 2017: Global shrimp production review and forecast

The GOAL 2017 production survey for global shrimp farming production showed a minor recovery for 2016, with production expected to strengthen through 2019, when global farmed production should reach 4.82 million metric tons (MMT), barring major shrimp disease issues. 

Health & Welfare

¿Qué tan buenas son sus postlarvas de camarón?

El sembrar postlarvas de camarón de la mejor calidad, sanas y libres de patógenos, es un paso crítico de gestión con efectos significativos en la producción y rentabilidad de una granja de camarón. 

Health & Welfare

Cost-effective biosecurity crucial for shrimp farming

Many shrimp producers give only perfunctory attention to routine biosecurity at hatcheries and farms. A cost-effective biosecurity program for farmed shrimp requires reliable diagnostic tools to make timely decisions to control or exclude pathogens. 


Growth away from the coast: Examining inland shrimp farming

Inland shrimp culture has numerous advantages – improved biosecurity, lower cost of land and reduced conflicts with other users of common resources like land and water – and will continue to expand into new areas.