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

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Health & Welfare

Killing methods, post-slaughter quality, part 2

All methods of slaughter have issues related to animal welfare. However, approaches such as death in air or bleeding without stunning have been particularly cited as unacceptable. 

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.