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

Latin America

Intelligence

GOAL Shrimp Production Survey: Recovery coming

The GOAL 2015 Shrimp Production Survey showed that global farmed shrimp production is rebounding from the decrease seen from 2011 to 2013 due to diseases, and is headed to an all-time high of around 4.8 million metric tons in 2017, 

Health & Welfare

Aquaculture of Amazon fish in Latin America

Many fish species that live in the Amazon basin have great potential for aquaculture. The main species currently cultured in the region is tambaqui, a fast-growing, omnivorous fish that tolerates poor water quality.