Genetic diversity loss occurs in any stock of shrimp allowed to inbreed at random. Intentional inbreeding for performance traits accelerates rate of loss.
A shrimp diet developed in trials is the first dry nursery diet shown to ensure good performance at stocking densities up to 45,000 per square meter.
Specific pathogen-free status depends on the presence or absence of specific pathogens. This status depends on the level of biosecurity for the shrimp.
After 20 years of dedicated research and experimental operation, National Prawn Co. established the economic viability of farming shrimp in Saudi Arabia.
Bangladesh may be a small player in terms of global shrimp production, but producing and exporting shrimp provides an important source of foreign exchange.
At a United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) workshop 14 shrimp-producing countries discussed strategies for controlling shrimp diseases.
The aim of functional genomics on innate antiviral immunity in marine shrimp is to characterize the genes involved in the response to WSSV and other viruses.
In a study at the University of Wales in the United Kingdom, a larval shrimp diet that included fresh marine ingredients was compared with a control diet.
Sexual growth dimorphism occurs in cultured aquatic species like tilapia, catfish and salmon, and has also been reported for cultured crustaceans.