At Trans American Aquaculture, our family’s pride is in our product.
Once you taste the difference in our shrimp, it will change the way you “seafood”.

Highest Standard of Care
100% Free of Antibiotics and Hormones
Highest Quality Shrimp Genetics
Exceeds industry standards
Top Quality


Trans American Aquaculture provides premium quality, farm-raised white shrimp, 100% free of antibiotics and hormones, and cultivated using safe and sustainable practices.

Farm Application Pending for Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) by the Global Aquaculture Alliance in compliance with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), Global Social Compliance Programme (GSCP) and Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI).


Shrimp Broodstock

Our world class broodstock are known for their health and durability. We only select the highest quality of shrimps to be part of our broodstock and mating programs. Rigorous pathogen testing* (SPF) is conducted at Aquatic Pathology Laboratory of the University of Arizona, prior to selection and again prior to any sale.

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Company Background

Raised in Texas, USA

TAA is family owned and operated in Texas, USA. Operating out of the the largest scale aquaculture farm in Texas, USA, we utilize over a century of proven industry experience, expertise in premium genetic lineage development, and state-of-the-art facilities to provide our clients a superior product that they can count on.

We are committed to the revitalization of Texas farm-raised seafood industry with a premium product produced using only authentic sustainable practices.

Superior Quality

10 Decades of Experience

Through the use of our controlled facilities, each harvest is responsibly raised and cultivated on-site with a minimal ecological footprint, promising our customers a superior product developed from a higher standard of care.

At TAA, we cultivate our post-larvae in our BAP Certified onsite hatchery, which is then stocked as shrimp post-larvae in open-air earthen ponds where the proper nutrition, water quality, and other growth conditions are optimized for the development of a world-class product.

Our Products

TAA provides both fresh and frozen, premium farm-raised white shrimp to markets across the US. While our primary focus is on Large Head-on and Headless Shell-on products, we can produce any size and quantity, specific to customer demand.

Freezing Techniques: IQF | Block | Finger pack
Packaging: 5lb or 20lb | IQF bags / 5lb IQF boxes | 5lb blocks | 4.2lb finger packed boxes

***Please note, fresh shrimp is only available for pick up or delivery in the State of Texas***


Our Team

Luis Arturo Granda Roman


Luis is one of the founders of TAA and has over 20 years experience managing large-scale aquaculture operations. He has owned and operated 2 large-scale hatcheries in Ecuador in addition to managing one of the largest shrimp farms in Ecuador in terms of size and revenue. As a second generation shrimp farmer, Luis has lived and breathed aquaculture all his life.

• B.S. in Mariculture from Texas A&M University, Galveston TX (2001),

• Master in Aquaculture from National Center of Aquaculture and Marine Research (CENAIM), Ecuador (2007),

• Manager and Owner, Excellaqua Cia. Ltda., Machala, Ecuador – Designed, commissioned and operated three hatcheries, producing 180MM post-larvae/month, where he has successfully improved quality and survival rates (2006 – present),

• Chief Operating Officer, QUIMANSERVI Cia. Ltda., Naranjal, Ecuador – Commissioned and managed a 3700-acre shrimp farm (2008 – 2015),

• Chief Executive Officer, PCO Cia. Ltda, Arenillas, Ecuador – Organized franchise from Ziegler Feeds, PA, USA and designed, built and operated a 70,000 ton/yr shrimp feed manufacturing facility (2014 – 2017).

Adam Thomas

Chief Executive Officer

Adam has over 13 years of financial management and operations experience working in both private and public companies. He has extensive capital budgeting, Profit & Loss, and modeling experience to compliment his successful operational background.

• B.A. from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH (2004)

• M.B.A., Finance from Capital University, Columbus, OH (2009)

• VP of Operations, JP Morgan Chase (2006 – 2013, 2015 – present)

• Chief Strategy Officer, Default Consulting Group, Inc. – Led corporate strategy and financial analytics (2013 – 2015)

Fernando Granda

More than 35 years of experience working in shrimp hatcheries and farms located in different countries as Ecuador and Peru; More than 5 years participating in breeding programs and broodstock. Participation in multidisciplinary teams with international consultants and scientists developing technologies to improve the quality of the shrimp, organizing and leading crews to increase production and profits. The referred experience involves creation and adjustments of protocols to control shrimp grow out, reproduction, spawning, hatchery, larvae rearing, nursery, breeding, broodstock selection, artemia culture, algae culture, probiotics culture, microbiology, diets formulation and, biosecurity and organic aquaculture strategies.

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