Aquaculture and fishery

21Jun 2018

Gender-bender prawns produce higher yields

Innovative gene-silencing biotechnology developed at an Israeli university to advance Vietnamese aquaculture. By Sarah Carnvek Pic: shutterstock In most of the freshwater prawn hatcheries in Vietnam, farmers separate the male and female crustaceans by hand because males are more plentiful and meaty. Thanks to an Israeli research team, there’s now a new hands-off technology to […]