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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Public Comment Sought on Changes to Royal Red Shrimp Regulations
NOAA Fisheries is seeking public comment on Amendment 16 to the Fishery Management Plan for the Shrimp Fishery of the Gulf of Mexico and a proposed rule that would...
Monday, January 26, 2015
Oman Aquaculture Projects to Boost Production to 7,330 Tonnes
OMAN - The Ministry of Housing has signed three agreements which will help boost aquaculture production in the country from 353 tonnes (2013) to 7,330 tonnes annually....
Viet Nam Shrimp Exports to Japan Slowing Down
VIET NAM - In 2014, Viet Nam's shrimp exports to Japan slowed down while exports to other major markets reported positive growth....
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Viet Nam Commits to Reduced Shrimp Disease, Improved Safety in 2015
VIET NAM - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) says it aims to reduce disease affected shrimp areas by 50 per cent in 2015....
Monday, January 19, 2015
Vannamei Shrimp Leading India's Seafood Exports
INDIA - Vannamei shrimp is leading India’s aquaculture shrimp production and seafood exports which is expected to touch $6 billion this financial year. The Indian...
Friday, January 16, 2015
National Aquaculture Group Achieves four-star BAP Certification
SAUDI ARABIA - The Middle East now has its first Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) certification from the Global Aquaculture Alliance. ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
India Top Prawn Exporter to US in 2014
INDIA - During January - November 2014, India ranked as the biggest exporter of prawns to the US....
Department Denies SEPA’s Claim Against Shrimp Project
MALAYSIA - Malaysia's Sabah Environment Protection Department has denied the Sabah Environment Protection Association’s (SEPA) claim that the shrimp aquaculture...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
New Publication Helps Shrimp Farmers Become More Cost-Effective
US - A new Purdue Extension publication can help both beginning and established marine shrimp farmers make their operations the most productive and cost-effective....
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Ralco Acquires Patent for Intensive Raceway Shrimp Farming
US - Texas A&M University has licensed its patent for the super-intensive raceway system of shrimp production for the United States of America market to the agriculture...
Weekly Overview: Intensive Raceway Shrimp Production System to Benefit US Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, Texas A&M University has licensed its patent for a super-intensive raceway system for shrimp production in the US market to the US...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
New Guide to Early Mortality Syndrome for Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - A newly updated Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) disease guide gives the full picture of the disease including its history, symptoms and its control. ...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Conservation Measures for Irish Lobster and Shrimp Fisheries Introduced
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D., has signed into law, conservation measures as part of an integrated package to protect...
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....
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