Coronavirus: Lesson 6 from the shrimp industry – density

The higher the density the higher the risks the higher the need to get all other lessons previously mentioned correct…

Coronavirus: Lesson 5 from the shrimp industry – nurseries

Nursery ponds – yes use screening and population controls in steps along culture.

Multiple benefits including increased biosecurity and disease control.

A technology initially developed and used in South America because there were no hatcheries and purchasing wild seed was seasonal.

Granmar farm was a pioneer also to trial shrimp seed from its sister company, Semacua – the first commercial shrimp hatchery in the world

Using nurseries removed the seasonality of farmed shrimp culture pre hatchery seed and allowed for test bed for performance of pioneering hatchery produced….

Hi George…..bye George…

Worrisome when so called shrimp industry leaders jump into the news media bandwagon in this way.

Surveillance and testing suggestions good for contact tracing but not a solution to any virus.

Also fear mongering is unhelpful and counter productive.

Perhaps an underlying agenda here needs some good quality investigative reporting?