Two-stage selection key for fast shrimp growth in Mexico

Héctor Castillo-Juárez, Ph.D. Hugo. H. Montaldo, Ph.D. Gabriel R. Campos-Montes, Ph.D.

BLUP statistical analysis scores traits that are compiled as predictions Fig. 1: Two-stage breeding program at Maricultura del Pacífico. Mexican shrimp producers face growing international competition and hence have improved their management practices over time. They demand healthy, high-quality, fast-growing shrimp postlarvae for their commercial ponds. Mexican hatcheries therefore face challenges to design better breeding…

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  • Héctor Castillo-Juárez, Ph.D.

    Héctor Castillo-Juárez, Ph.D.

    Mejoramiento Genético Animal y Biometría
    Departamento de Producción Agrícola y Animal
    Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Xochimilco
    Calzada del Hueso 1100
    México 04960 D.F. México


  • Hugo. H. Montaldo, Ph.D.

    Hugo. H. Montaldo, Ph.D.

    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

  • Gabriel R. Campos-Montes, Ph.D.

    Gabriel R. Campos-Montes, Ph.D.

    Maricultura del Pacífico, S.A. de C.V.
    Mazatlán, Sinaloa, México