Responsibility

Acuacultura Brasileña: Limitaciones y desafíos (Parte 1)

La acuacultura ha experimentado su mayor crecimiento en la última década (con un promedio de 8 por ciento por año) en comparación con otras industrias animales, pero todavía está muy por detrás de la producción alcanzada por las industrias avícola, bovina y porcina. 

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Aquaculture planning, development in Brazilian federal waters
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Innovation & Investment

Aquaculture planning, development in Brazilian federal waters

The aquaculture industry in Brazil is moving toward further expansion with the support of the federal government. A key strategy of the More Fishing and Aquaculture plan is the development of aquaculture in federal waters. The plan promotes sustainable development of fisheries and aquaculture by linking those involved and consolidating state policies addressing social inclusion, security and food sovereignty. Tilapia is the main farmed fish, although tambaqui and others have potential for large-scale production due to their wide acceptance by consumers. 

What size are your postlarvae?
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Health & Welfare

What size are your postlarvae?

Although the characteristics of shrimp postlarvae have changed over time, the standard method used to identify their size has not. Usually, the “size” of postlarvae is considered their chronological age after completing metamorphosis. 

Boutique fish farms in Brazil
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Innovation & Investment

Boutique fish farms in Brazil

In combination with the availability of coastal areas with favorable environmental and labor conditions, Brazil’s affluent market for seafood could support expansion of a niche aquaculture sector: boutique farming. 

Shrimp farming in Brazil
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Intelligence

Shrimp farming in Brazil

Shrimp farming in Brazil grew rapidly from the late 1990s to 2003. Brazil can again become a global leader, for it has 600,000 ha of suitable area with excellent natural conditions and infrastructure, and a large internal market.