Assessing the risk of alternative aquafeed ingredients, part 2

An evaluation of the risks of alternative aquafeed ingredients must be considered to enable the production of safe, sustainable and functional aquafeeds. 

Mechanisms of shrimp coloration
Article image for Mechanisms of shrimp coloration


Mechanisms of shrimp coloration

Color can impact the price of shrimp, with dark red preferred in some markets. Research using colorimeters to quantify color in raw and cooked shrimp found that although shrimp raised on white or black substrates exhibited different coloration, total carotenoid levels were the same in all the animals.