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

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Intelligence

Purging, processing freshwater crawfish

In crawfish production, purging systems can improve water quality, reduce contaminants and improve the physical factors of the product valued by consumers. 

Intelligence

Shrimp peeling, an automated approach

Farmers in developing countries often choose manual labor for shrimp peeling. Although expensive, machine peelers offer versatility and efficiency. 

Aquafeeds

Extrusion processing of aquatic feeds, Part 2

In the aquaculture industry, extruders have been used to produce a great variety of products, but today most of these feeds fall into the sinking or floating categories.