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



Efficiency of mechanical aeration

Although relatively expensive, mechanical aeration increases production. Asian-style paddlewheel aerators are widely used but are inefficient. Testing has led to more efficient designs that are now widely used in U.S. catfish and shrimp ponds. 

Health & Welfare

Early Mortality Syndrome affects shrimp in Asia

Early Mortality Syndrome is a new disease that has been detected at shrimp farms in Asia. It appears within 30 days of stocking and causes symptoms that include lethargy; soft, darkened shells and mottling of the carapace. 

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