At the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s annual GOAL conference in Guyaquil, Ecuador, unfamiliar topics gave aquaculture industry leaders something to chew on.
Pond microbial communities are a critical and often overlooked component of aquaculture ecosystems. Bacterial amendments like probiotics provide significant support to shrimp farmers around the world.
Producers of high-quality, sustainable shrimp have a great story to tell. They just need to come together and shout it out like avocado producers did.
From GOAL 2018: A global effort to share timely and accurate production data is what the aquaculture industry needs to thrive in today’s ever-changing marketplace.
Shrimp hatcheries are highly dependent on continuous availability of clean water and proper treatment of effluents using sedimentation and biofiltration.
This study showed that the use of a hypersaline system for shrimp culture with minimal seawater replacement can produce results comparable to those obtained in marine or brackish shrimp farming systems.
An orally administered vaccine product holds great promise for aquaculture, and Maryland-based startup VakSea is on the cusp of providing one. Sensing a major opportunity, the company’s focus has pivoted to shrimp.
A new generation of technology, portable PCR, offers potential for affordable, immediate, pondside diagnosis in easy-to-use handheld kits. But will it live up to the hype?
A company in Indonesia hopes the vast network of shrimp farms throughout the country will adopt its IoT device, particularly when they’re on the go.