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

Melony J. Sellars

Health & Welfare

Reduced growth performance of black tiger shrimp infected with IHHNV

This study simulated the commercial grow-out of two cohorts of P. monodon that differed in their broodstock IHHNV infection loads, and showed that the viral prevalence, survival and growth performance of pond progeny were significantly affected. 

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Innovation & Investment

Liberando el potencial genético del camarón tigre negro

El camarón tigre negro es la segunda especie de camarón cultivado a nivel mundial. Debido a su importancia en Australia, el nuevo Centro ARC para Reproducción Avanzada de Camarones desarrollará un programa de cría escalable y avanzado para la especie, 

Innovation & Investment

Unleashing the genetic potential of black tiger shrimp

The black tiger shrimp is the second most important, farmed shrimp species globally. Because of its importance in Australia, the new ARC Hub for Advanced Prawn Breeding will develop a scalable, advanced breeding program for the species as well as 

Health & Welfare

Developmental transcriptomes from penaeid shrimp

To develop an alternative mechanism for genetic copyright of improved shrimp lines, the authors used a bioinformatics approach to identify germ line genes that could be potentially targeted to ablate the germ line.