Fresh insights into the $26.7 billion shrimp sector

(10/30/19)

Hatch, the aquaculture technology investment firm, has made “one of the most comprehensive data sets on shrimp farming technology to date” available to the public today.

The report concentrates on farmed whiteleg shrimp (L. vannamei). Among all aquacultured species in 2017, vannamei, which are cultured in 36 countries, reached the highest production value, worth US$26.7 billion. This is $10 billion more than farmed Atlantic salmon (FAO, June 2019).

Despite the scale of the sector, many shrimp farmers face a variety of..........................................................


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