Nanowood for desalination

https://mse.umd.edu/news/story/wood-you-like-some-fresh-water

Desalination and filtration is oft used in shrimp processing facilities and freshwater is also required in hatcheries.

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Vietnam Ca Mau expands shrimp farming..

Not clear here at all what shrimp species is being cultured here…

If Pacific vannamei then not sure that growing an exotic shrimp species in Vietnam should be allowed an organic status at all.

ASC should not condoning exotics either..

https://en.vietnamplus.vn/ca-mau-expands-use-of-advanced-farming-techniques/157452.vnp

BBC News – Plant-based diet can fight climate change – UN

So where does aquaculture sit in all this?

Specifically shrimp is an obvious good choice. Plankton, grown in majority of shrimp ponds, absorb carbon.

Can shrimp protein also help fight climate change….or, at very least, have a positive positioning relative to other proteins out there.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-49238749

Pirates ahoy….

News from Ecuador about prawn robberies.

Who remembers the one about a group of Colombians who came onto a shrimp farm in Guayas. Held everyone hostage and systematically harvest all the shrimp over several days.

Shrimp was cleared through iffy processors. After all back then, and maybe even now, not hard to launder shrimp through system

It made everyone rethink their security.

https://fis.com/fis/worldnews/worldnews.asp?l=e&ndb=1&id=103956

Natural Shrimp USA with viral disease using US vannamei….

Blows a hole through the US SPF program….

Of interest is mode of entry of virus or is it omni-present just never expressed to detectable levels…..

….would have thought once ‘erradicated’ in system then exclusion and biosecurity works.

Gonna be interesting…

https://www.marketscreener.com/NATURALSHRIMP-INC-21163006/news/NATURALSHRIMP-INC-Other-Events-form-8-K-29030410/

Prawn specific marketing by PescaNova

Rodolfo and Bigotes – Christmas publicity in Spain.

Resurrecting an old favorite character PescaNova in Spain upgrade with Vicente del Bosque.

While targeting the Argentian Red – yes, latest technologies has resulted in a massive increase in quality of this fished shrimp.

Was this heads-on promotion detrimental to farmed shrimp sales in Spain or did the TV marketing – seen daily on National TV and every Spanish home has an always on TV in eating area – also increase sales of all shrimp consumption?

Shrimp and avocado…

Lot of talk about how US shrimp marketing could follow an avocado marketing HAB – Hass Avocado Board strategy approach.

Will be interesting what those promoting this approach will come up with.

Shrimp and avocados do go well together though…