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

Panama

Responsibility

The odd wedge sea hare is useful as an ‘algae cleaner’

Marine gastropod molluscs known as sea hares are relatively unknown animals that have significant importance in biomedical research due to their particular nervous system. And because of their ability to consume large amounts of algae, they can be very useful 

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. 

Aquafeeds

Shrimp feed management in Panama

Losses resulting from White Spot Syndrome Virus in Panama prompted new operational strategies to manage shrimp feeds.