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

Qingyin Wang

Innovation & Investment

Shrimp farming in China: Lessons from its developmental history

Fenneropenaeus chinensis was the most important farmed shrimp species in China until 1995. Lessons learned from its development made China a pioneer, especially in shrimp larval production. Shrimp farmers must enhance their understanding of the interactions of farming activities with 

Health & Welfare

China rebuilds fleshy shrimp industry

In China, fleshy shrimp have had much higher market value than other shrimp species. China’s aquaculture scientists and fishery agencies have therefore worked closely with shrimp farmers to rebuild the farming industry for F. chinensis. 

Health & Welfare

Selective breeding with fleshy shrimp

Research at YSFRI’s new Genetic and Breeding Center for Mariculture in Qingdao, China, has produced 180 full-sib and half-sib lines of fleshy shrimp.