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

practical salinity units

Responsibility

Salinity in aquaculture, Part 1

Prof. Boyd discusses the various definitions of salinity as an environmental factor of importance which, in aquaculture settings, can be easily measured. 

Health & Welfare

Asepsis key to prevent contamination in shrimp hatcheries

Maintaining biosecurity and asepsis in larval shrimp production is a key component of the production chain in Ecuador, which requires the production of 5.5 billion larvae monthly from 300-plus hatcheries.