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

shrimp hatcheries

Health & Welfare

Asepsis key to prevent contamination in shrimp hatcheries

Maintaining biosecurity and asepsis in larval shrimp production is a key component of the production chain in Ecuador, which requires the production of 5.5 billion larvae monthly from 300-plus hatcheries.  

Innovation & Investment

Algae innovators aim to freeze out early-stage shrimp losses

A greenhouse in Belgium believes its innovative shrimp feed product, made from freeze-dried microalgae, packs the necessary nutrients for the crustacean’s most vulnerable life stage: the first three days of its life. 

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Health & Welfare

Shrimp hatcheries and the environment

As shrimp hatcheries continue replacing wild postlarvae, it is important to examine other areas of their operation that relate to the environment.