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

microflora

Aquafeeds

Natural feed additive improves shrimp productivity

The digestive systems of shrimp are main entry points for bacterial and viral pathogens, and unfavorable microflora. Natural feed additives that combine different actions have proven effective in improving survival where shrimp are exposed to bacterial pathogens. 

Health & Welfare

Panama demo shows botanical extracts improve shrimp productivity

Maintaining a favorable gut microflora in shrimp can help minimize the impacts of diseases and maximize digestive efficiency. Phytobiotic feed additives modulate microflora in shrimp toward a composition that favors beneficial bacteria and inhibits pathogenic microorganisms.