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



Retrofitting shrimp farms to recirculating systems

Several large shrimp farms in Latin America, originally built to operate using significant, flow-through water exchange with the surrounding environment, have been retrofitted to a recirculating operation mode. This modification provides numerous benefits, including improved biosecurity. 


Podemos crecer un mejor camarón, y de mejores maneras

El reciente Simposio Centroamericano de Acuicultura en Choluteca, Honduras, reunió a más de 600 participantes para discutir temas de la industria y sus perspectivas. La atención se centró en enfermedades del camarón y sus impactos en la producción, así como 

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We can grow better shrimp, and in better ways

The recent Central American Aquaculture Symposium in Choluteca, Honduras, brought together more than 600 participants to discuss industry issues and perspectives. The focus was shrimp diseases and their impacts on production, as well as practical alternatives to face these issues 

Health & Welfare

Biomass density affects bass production

The production period for largemouth bass in ponds hampers the economic feasibility of pond culture in the United States. A study demonstrated that bass fingerlings could be raised at high densities in a semi-closed recirculating system without serious mortality, size 

Health & Welfare

Pike perch in recirculation aquaculture

Although pike perch aquaculture is growing, it still relies on wild breeders, whose spawning is induced by hormone treatment or manipulation of photoperiod and rearing temperature.