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

Mario Velasco

Health & Welfare

Pangasius juveniles tolerate moderate salinity in test

The ability to culture pangasius in the low-salinity waters typical of coastal shrimp ponds in tidal zones would permit shrimp farmers to culture an additional species of economic importance and aid in diversifying the commercial aquaculture production of these areas. 

Intelligence

Tilapia culture in Ecuador

Tilapia culture in Ecuador is marked by vertically integrated companies that manufacture their own feeds and practice polyculture with Pacific white shrimp.