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02 December 2016
White Spot Detected on Queensland Prawn Farm
AUSTRALIA - ​​​White spot disease, a highly contagious viral disease of prawns, has been detected on a prawn farm in Logan River, south of Brisbane....
25 November 2016
Brazil Must Increase its Shrimp Exports, says Minister
BRAZIL - Brazil needs to increase its shrimp exports, said the minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply during his visit to shrimp farming areas in Aracati....
24 November 2016
Egyptian Aquaculturalists Best Management Practice Training Boosts Profits
EGYPT - Best management practice training helps Egyptian aquaculturalists improve their net profits, a new study lead by Dr Malcolm Dickson, Country Programme Manager...
22 November 2016
Latest State-of-the-Art Shrimp Farm a Boost to Nigeria
NIGERIA - Atlantic Shrimpers Limited (ASL), a leader in the Seafood segment in Sub-Saharan Africa, and number one in the Nigerian Fishery sub-sector, has unveiled...
14 November 2016
Latvian Shrimp Farm to Expand, Launch Sales to Scandinavia, Russia
LATVIA - Latvian shrimp farm FishBode SIA has unveiled plans to launch sales to the Scandinavian countries and Russia, and build a new facility to expand the output...
10 November 2016
US Helps Drive Thai Union Record Sales
THAILAND - Thai Union Group reported a 7.7 per cent on-year rise in 2016 third quarter consolidated sales to a record THB 35,128 million (USD 1 billion). This is...
09 November 2016
Saudi Arabia Lifts Pakistani Shrimp Import Ban
PAKISTAN - Saudi Arabia has reportedly lifted its ban on the import of shrimps from Pakistan after extensive deliberations of concerned Ministries and Chairman Pak-Saudi...
04 November 2016
First Thai Shrimp Farm Certified ASC
THAILAND - In an important step toward responsible aquaculture in Thailand, Best Aquaculture Partners (BAP) has become the first Aquaculture Stewardship Council...
13 October 2016
AquacultureEurope2016: Shrimp Biofloc Study Wins Lindsay Laird Award Winner
UK - A study into the effects of white spot in shrimp farming units has won this year's prestigious Lindsay Laird Award....
04 October 2016
Weekly Overview: Where Have All the Sockeye Gone?
ANALYSIS - In fisheries news this week, Tradex Foods celebrated its 300th episode of its 3-Minute Market Insight with a special focus on Frazer river sockeye salmon,...
ASC Certifies its First African Shrimp Farm
MADAGASCAR - Unima, leader in Madagascar’s shrimp production sector, has been awarded Aquaculture Stewardship Certification (ASC) for its aquaculture farm Aqualma...
AquacultureEurope2016: Shrimp Disease Causes Millions in Losses Across Asia
ASIA - Shrimp diseases such as white spot and AHPND have caused devastating losses for farmers across Asia in the last few years. Speaking at Aquaculture Europe...
30 September 2016
Brackish Water Offers Expansion Potential for Tamil Nadu Aquaculture
INDIA - Thanks to the availability of 56,000 hectares of brackish water, Tamil Nadu state has great potential to develop brackish water aquaculture, said M. Jayanthi,...
Vietnamese Fine Foods Company Achieves Sustainable Aquaculture Certification
VIETNAM - Black tiger prawn from Fine Foods Company fish farm, located in Ca Mau province of Vietnam, has been certified sustainable by Friend of the Sea....
27 September 2016
Indian Seafood Industry Calls for Single Global Quality Monitoring Agency
INDIA - Seafood exporters of India have demanded for a single international agency to oversee quality control and related issues for export of marine products, writes...
22 September 2016
India Targets 15 Million Tonnes of Fish Production by 2019-20
INDIA - In order to exploit the scope for development of fisheries and aquaculture in the country, the Government of India has restructured the Central Plan Scheme...
21 September 2016
Panama -The Best Opportunity for Aquaculture Investment
PANAMA - The time is right for Panama to engage new technology and be at the forefront of the aquaculture industry. There are many reasons to consider aquaculture...
14 September 2016
Prevention is Better than Medicine on Shrimp Farms
ECUADOR - Disease challenges that have affected a number of key shrimp production regions around the world in recent years have increased the focus on producing...
07 September 2016
New Tax Rate on Artemia Imports Hurting the Shrimp Breeding Industry
VIETNAM - Artemia egg importers and shrimp breeder producers have lodged a complaint to the Prime Minister about the imposition of the five per cent import duty...
01 September 2016
India's Indigenous Feed Technology to Reduce Shrimp Production Cost by 20%
INDIA - One of India’s premier aquaculture research institutes, the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA), has developed indigenous shrimp feed...
Investment Firm Acquires Controlling Stake in Dutch Shrimp Processor
NETHERLANDS - Leading Dutch shrimp processor Klaas Puul has entered into partnership with H2 Equity Partners. A move that will help the business grow and innovate....
25 August 2016
Nutriad Sponsors TARS 2016 “Bring the Shrimp Industry to a New Normal”
THAILAND - Nutriad once more sponsored The Roundtable Aquaculture Series (TARS), which was held during August 17-18 in Phuket, Thailand. TARS 2016 attracted key...
23 August 2016
New European Shrimp Group Officially Formed
EUROPE - A new shrimp group has now been officially formed following the signing of a joint venture between Morubel nv/ RisticGmbH with Telson BV....
Farmers Hit By High Salinity Turning to White Shrimp
INDIA - Farmers who have been hit by high salinity waters are now turning towards the culture of white shrimp, a species of prawn that grows in saline water....
17 August 2016
Vietnam's Seafood Exports Continue to Grow Despite Challenges
VIETNAM - Despite problems with drought and salinity in the first half of 2016, Vietnam’s seafood export turnover in the second quarter of 2016 registered growth...
12 August 2016
The Future of Japanese Shrimp - Is Land-Based Aquaculture the Solution?
JAPAN - In June this year, Tokyo-based Nippon Suisan Kaisha, or Nissui, announced its intention to build a new land-based shrimp farm in southern Japan. The company...
11 August 2016
Benchmark Acquires South American Shrimp Breeding Programme
UK - Benchmark Holdings plc has entered into an agreement to acquire aquaculture breeding programmes operated by Centro de Investigación de la Acuicultura de Colombia...
26 July 2016
Shrimp Industry to Benefit from New Feeding Protocol
ECUADOR - Aligning the right high-specification nutrition with precise feed management procedures could bring a new golden era for shrimp farmers in Ecuador and...
Seanamico to Hit Sales of VND780 billion in 2016
VIETNAM - Organic shrimp farming company Seanamico has set a sales target for 2016 of VND780 billion and is expecting the production of finished products to be 2,550...
19 July 2016
Weekly Overview: US, Vietnam Reach Agreement on Shrimp Imports
GLOBAL - The United States and Vietnam have signed an agreement to resolve two longstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) disputes over imports of Vietnamese shrimp...
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