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

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Innovation & Investment

Patent law affects innovation in aquaculture

A virus that causes pancreas disease was patented, but when a vaccine produced by a patent licensee was found insufficient, another company developed a vaccine based on a different strain of the virus. The courts in Norway determined the work 

Health & Welfare

Shrimp genetic improvement in Ecuador

One of the largest shrimp maturation operations in Ecuador is working with five major shrimp producers to improve growth rates.