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Thursday, December 18, 2014
New Indoor Project Brings Shrimp Farming to Colder Climates
LATVIA - A shrimp farming project is currently underway in Riga, Latvia, producing high quality shrimp in a Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS)....
Thursday, December 11, 2014
New Stocking Programme Boosts Prawn Numbers in NSW
AUSTRALIA - The New South Wales Liberals & Nationals Government has begun its new Marine Fish Stocking Programme in 10 estuaries along the State’s coastline....
Friday, December 05, 2014
Viet Nam Seafood Exports Hit Over $7 Billion
VIET NAM - Through November 2014, Viet Nam seafood exports reached $7.22 billion, exceeding the annual expected value of $7 billion....
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
First ASC Certified Shrimp Available in Time for Christmas
EUROPE - Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified shrimp will be available for the Christmas table across Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden,...
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Weekly Overview: New Technology Proven to Reduce EMS Bacteria in Shrimp Ponds
GLOBAL - New water treatment technology has been found to reduce successfully the amount of Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacteria, which causes Early Mortality Syndrome...
Abundant Supply of Australian Prawns this Christmas
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) is encouraging the addition of more Australian seafood to the menu this Christmas, including Australian...
Friday, November 28, 2014
Enterocytozoon Hepatopenaei (EHP): An Emerging Problem for Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - Scientists from Mahidol University are making an urgent appeal to control the spread of the shrimp microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
New Technology Reduces EMS Bacteria in Shrimp Ponds
MEXICO - Silver Bullet, an award-winning, cutting-edge water treatment company, has developed water treatment technology that can control the devastating Vibrio...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
30 per cent Aquaculture to be VietGap Certified by 2015
VIET NAM - By 2015, 30 per cent of intensive and semi-intensive aquaculture systems will be VietGAP certified and this percentage is expected to grow to 80 per cent...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Blue Revolution to Revitalise India’s Fisheries Sector, Says Assocham
INDIA - India’s apex industry body, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (Assocham) has said that the government’s renewed focus on the fisheries...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Viet Nam Seafood Exports to Egypt Surpass $57 Million
VIET NAM - Seafood has always been the leading export item from Viet Nam to Egypt. According to General Customs, Viet Nam seafood exports to Egypt reached $57.2...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Antibiotics in Aquaculture – Are They Needed?
GLOBAL - The miracle drugs of the 20th century are in danger of running out of power. Antibiotic use in both humans and animals is contributing to a reservoir of...
Monday, November 17, 2014
South Korea Increases Shrimp Imports from Viet Nam
VIET NAM - In the first nine months of 2014, South Korean shrimp imports increased by 6.4 per cent year on year in volume, and 50.2 per cent of this came from Viet...
Monday, November 10, 2014
Viet Nam Shrimp Production Up 20 per cent in 2014
VIET NAM - According to the General Directorate of Fisheries, as of 31 October 2014, brackish water shrimp was farmed in approximately 676,000 hectares, up 3.6 per...
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Commodities Group Completes Acquisition of Prawn Farming Company
AUSTRALIA - Commodities Group Limited has completed its acquisition of Coral Seafarms Aquaculture Business....
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Nabard Unveils $16 Million Scheme for Aquaculture
INDIA - Looking at immense opportunity in aquaculture in Odisha state, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has unveiled a $16 million...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Bangladeshi Shrimp Export Growth Slowing on Weak Demand
BANGLADESH - Shrimp exports are facing a slowdown in the wake of reduced demand for locally-grown black tiger shrimps in major markets....
Thursday, October 23, 2014
First Asian Shrimp Farm Certified to ASC Standard
ASIA - Quoc Viet is the first Asian shrimp farm to announce Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification following assessment against the ASC Shrimp Standard....
Invasive Seaweed Sheltering Native Crustaceans in US Mud Flats
US - On the tidal mudflats of Georgia and South Carolina, the red Japanese seaweed Gracilaria vermiculophylla is gaining a foothold where no native seaweeds live....
Friday, October 17, 2014
EU, Norway Exchange Views on Annual Consultations for 2015
EU - The Council held an exchange of views on the annual consultations between the EU and Norway under their bilateral fisheries agreement. ...
Friday, October 10, 2014
Early Mortality Syndrome: Changing the Way We Farm
GLOBAL - Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has wreaked devastation across Asian shrimp farms over the past few years but now key research by Dr George Chamberlin, Global...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Axcentive's Halamid® in Combat Against EMS
GLOBAL - Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), also known as Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Syndrome is causing high mortalities in various Southeast Asian shrimp farming...
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Weekly Overview: Updated MSC Standard Offers More Fisheries Protection, Zero Toleration for Forced Labour
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has launched its updated standard for sustainable fishing which reflects the most up-to-date...
Friday, October 03, 2014
Thai Tuna and Shrimp Export Values Drop
THAILAND - The export value of Thai tuna and shrimp during the first seven months fell two per cent from the same period last year, but profit margin rose by seven...
Viet Nam Appeals Against US Duties on Shrimp
VIET NAM - The Viet Nam Association Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) has filed an appeal before a United States court against anti-dumping duties imposed...
Vietnamese Aquaculture Production Up 4.9 per cent
VIET NAM - According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, aquaculture production in September 2014 reached 372 thousand MT, up 15.9 per cent year...
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Ecuadorian Shrimp Farm Now Certified to ASC Standard
ECUADOR - Family-owned shrimp exporting company OMARSA, based in Ecuador, is the first shrimp producer to gain Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification....
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Shrimp Farmers Opposing New Thondangi Mandal Port
INDIA - The proposal to set up a new port in the Kakinada Special Economic Zone area in Thondangi mandal of East Godavari district is facing opposition from shrimp...
Friday, September 12, 2014
Shrimp Market Nearing Record Level Prices
US - Shrimp meat prices have been on the rise over the last few months and are continuing to rise, reports Rob Reierson in the 3-Minute Market Insight from Tradex...
Monday, September 08, 2014
Expert EMS Panel Finalised for GOAL 2014 Conference
VIET NAM - New presentations just scheduled for the disease risk management sessions at the Global Aquaculture Alliance GOAL 2014 conference will focus largely on...
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