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

Patrick Sorgeloos

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Health & Welfare

Do current shrimp practices favor EMS?

After refilling ponds, surviving microorganisms – including Vibrio parahaemolyticus, which causes EMS in shrimp – may benefit from the availability of nutrients in sediment and water and lack of competing microorganisms. 


Advances in shrimp postlarval nutrition

A variety of factors – postlarval nutrition, disease treatment and control of microflora – contribute to optimal hatchery operations.