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

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Health & Welfare

A study of Zoea-2 Syndrome in hatcheries in India, part 2

Indian shrimp hatcheries have experienced larval mortality in the zoea-2 stage, with molt deterioration and resulting in heavy mortality. Authors considered biotic and abiotic factors. Part 2 describes results of their study. 

Responsibility

Improving shrimp farm design in flood-prone areas of India

Shrimp farm design improvements like reservoirs and recirculation canals can help small-scale shrimp farmers protect their infrastructure and improve production in flood-prone areas of India and elsewhere. 

Health & Welfare

Training and harmonization of PCR diagnosis of WSSV in India

Accurate PCR testing of shrimp seedstock assures shrimp farmers that their seedstock is clean of major diseases. Ring tests verify that labs conducting PCR testing are obtaining correct, reliable and reproducible results when testing for specific shrimp diseases.