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

shrimp farms

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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. 

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Health & Welfare

Biosecurity for shrimp farms

With the global spread of viruses, biosecurity has become an essential element of every shrimp farm. Biosecurity starts with quality of farm design. 

Responsibility

Family shrimp farm in Australia

Family shrimp farms are common in Southeast Asia, where costs of living are low and revenue from one or two small ponds can support a family.