Shrimp farmers should pay more attention to water quality, experts say

Poor water quality is a culprit in most shrimp diseases, specialist tells SIMCAA attendees, as another expert says feed is too often blamed for production problems

Shrimp farmers boost output with variety of methods as demand grows

Vanameii at a Seajoy farm in Honduras. Matt Whittaker/Undercurrent News

The shrimp farming industry is using a wide range of methods to boost production as the demands on global aquaculture production increase (more…)

Big discrepancies on actual level of global shrimp production

Getting an exact figure is near impossible, says Cargill manager, as speakers’ estimates for global shrimp production ranged from 1.81m to 3.25m tons at the 2014 aquaculture roundtable series conference in Phuket, Thailand