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

R. M. Redman

Health & Welfare

Early Mortality Syndrome affects shrimp in Asia

Early Mortality Syndrome is a new disease that has been detected at shrimp farms in Asia. It appears within 30 days of stocking and causes symptoms that include lethargy; soft, darkened shells and mottling of the carapace. 

Health & Welfare

Viral load in shrimp heads and tails

Study confirms that small “green frozen shrimp tails” from emergency harvesting due to the onset of WSSV contain large amounts of the virus.