Robins McIntosh is suffering from the after-effects of his first bout of COVID-19 when IntraFish catches up with him on a video call from his Bangkok office, and the fatigue is getting to him.

He is not a man who likes to sit around. Though now "somewhere around 65," the American splits his time between Thailand and the United States, where he spends around three months out of the year overseeing the construction of CP Foods' huge indoor recirculating aquaculture system shrimp farm, Homegrown Shrimp.