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26 May 2016
Landings, Pricing and Expectations Following Oregon Shrimp Fishery Delays
US - After nearly 5 weeks of delays, The Pacific Oregon Shrimp Fishery finally resumed fishing, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute Market Insight....
24 May 2016
New Research Could Reduce Aquaculture Reliance on Wild Prawn Brood Stock
AUSTRALIA - Discovering the secrets of how one of the world’s most popular prawn species produces sperm and transfers it to create the next generation could help...
20 May 2016
New Prawn Trawl Design for Reducing Bycatch Shows Promising Results
UK - Preliminary fishing trials using a new design of prawn trawl developed to reduce unwanted bycatches of fish have produced encouraging results....
12 May 2016
Aquaculture UK Offers £500 Bursary Towards Sustainable Aquaculture Course
UK - Aquaculture UK has agreed to offer all students a bursary for the May intake of the University of St Andrews Undergraduate Certificate in Sustainable Aquaculture....
Latin American Technology Transferred to Vietnam Shrimp Farms
MEXICO - The development of a number of techniques to improve shrimp larvae in their resistance and size, is something that for several years the specialists of...
03 May 2016
Success of Wild Atlantic Prawns Initiative Leads to Further Global Investment in UK Chef Education
UK - An innovative and interactive chef education initiative, believed to be the first of its kind in the UK, has seen its awareness increase more than double in...
29 April 2016
Canadian Seafood Production Remains Stable
CANADA - Canada’s annual production of seafood has been relatively stable, averaging just over 1.0 million MT during the five year period from 2010 to 2014. This...
28 April 2016
Necrotising Hepatopancreatitis Outbreak Reported in Belize
BELIZE - An outbreak of necrotising hepatopancreatitis has been reported on a shrimp farm in Placencia, South Stann Creek, Belize....
27 April 2016
Morubel/Ristic and Telson Enter Joint Venture
EUROPE - GBC, owner of the Belgian Morubel nv and the German Ristic GmbH has become a co-shareholder of the Dutch Telson B.V. GBC will take a 50 per cent stake in...
20 April 2016
Saudi Arabia Bans Shrimp Imports from Pakistan
SAUDI ARABIA - Following a report from the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) on the detection of white spot in farmed shrimp in Pakistan, the Saudi Food...
19 April 2016
FDA Issues Import Alert on Shrimp,Prawns from Peninsular Malaysia
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an import alert allowing its District Offices to detain, without physical examination, imports of shrimp...
Weekly Overview: New Report Highlights Sustainability Challenges on Shrimp Farms
ANALYSIS - A new report from the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has identified geographical areas in Southeast Asia which require environmental improvements...
18 April 2016
Kufos to Play Key Role in Global Shrimp Research
INDIA - Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) will be a key partner in a multi-country global research project on preventing diseases in shrimp...
15 April 2016
New Report Highlights Environmental Sustainability Challenges on Asian Shrimp Farms
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has completed its first-ever sector report on shrimp aquaculture in Southeast Asia, identifying geographical...
13 April 2016
Saline Intrusion Forces Farmers to Halve Shrimp Production
VIETNAM - High salinity in the Mekong Delta is causing many shrimp farmers to cut their production by half until the rainy season arrives....
Shrimp Shells Help Lower Blood Pressure
NORWAY - Residual products from shrimp shells are becoming a million dollar industry – through a dietary supplement that has blood pressure lowering effect....
12 April 2016
Argentine Red Shrimp at Rock Bottom Pricing
ARGENTINA - Argentine red shrimp is growing in popularity. With strong harvests so far, prices have hit rock bottom, reports Rob Reierson in the Tradex Foods 3-Minute...
08 April 2016
New Technology for Shrimp Farming in Panama
PANAMA - Disease in shrimp farming has cost the industry many billions of dollars in the past ten years. In Central America there have been billions of dollars in...
06 April 2016
Swiss Company Helps Develop Indian Organic Shrimp Aquaculture Model
INDIA - The Switzerland-based Coop Cooperative has offered its support to Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) for organic shrimp farming model...
05 April 2016
Weekly Overview: New Locally Produced Feed to Cut Costs for Indian Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - Researchers at the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) in India have developed a highly cost-effective formulated feed for the shrimp...
New Indian-Made Shrimp Feed to Cut Costs for Farmers
INDIA - Researchers at the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) have developed a highly cost-effective formulated feed for the shrimp industry....
29 March 2016
Weekly Overview: Improving the Standard of Asia's Aquaculture
ANALYSIS - Despite the fast growth of aquaculture in Asia, there are still sustainable and technological advances that need to be made....
Thai Union Acquires Stake in India's Avanti Frozen Foods
THAILAND and INDIA - Thai Union has entered into a joint venture agreement to acquire a 40 per cent equity stake of Avanti Feeds Limited’s wholly owned shrimp...
22 March 2016
Weekly Overview: Vietnamese Shrimp Farmers Working Towards BAP Certification
ANALYSIS - The National Fish and Seafood (NF&S) company is helping 824 integrated black tiger shrimp and mangrove farms in Vietnam's Ca Mau province achieve sustainable...
18 March 2016
Coldwater Prawns of Norway AS Confirmed Friend of the Sea
NORWAY - Coldwater Prawns of Norway AS positively concluded Friend of the Sea renewal audit for its cold water prawns (Pandalus borealis). Derived products can proudly...
17 March 2016
National Fish & Seafood Helping Black Tiger Shrimp Farmers Achieve Sustainable Practice
VIETNAM - The National Fish and Seafood (NF&S) company is helping 824 black tiger shrimp farms in Vietnam's Ca Mau province achieve sustainable certification through...
16 March 2016
Omarsa Becomes First in Ecuador to Offer Four-Star BAP Shrimp
ECUADOR - Omarsa S.A. is the first Ecuadorian shrimp supplier to receive the highest achievement in the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification...
08 March 2016
Mexican Shrimp Fishery Achieves Fair Trade Certification
MEXICO - The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), in partnership with Fair Trade USA, has announced that a Mexican shrimp fishery involved in a long-term fishery...
New Project to Trace Bangladesh Shrimp Back to Farm
BANGLADESH - Consumers of shrimp farmed in Bangladesh may soon be able to trace the origins of what they are eating back to the producer, thanks to an e-traceability...
04 March 2016
Parasites Help Brine Shrimp Cope with Arsenic Habitat Contamination
SPAIN - Artemia (also commonly known as 'sea monkey') is famous for being able to live in extreme environments and has become a model organism used to test the toxicity...
 
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