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28 August 2015
Ecuador's Shrimp Production to Increase in 2015
ECUADOR - Ecuador’s calendar year (CY) 2015 shrimp production is expected to reach roughly 350,000 metric tons (MT), up 10,000 MT or an increase of nearly three...
27 August 2015
Conviction After US Shrimp Mislabelling Case
US - A North Carolina seafood processor and wholesale distributor faces a felony conviction after Federal prosecutors exposed the company’s shrimp mislabelling...
13 August 2015
Improve Fish/Shrimp Health and Growth With Probiotics
GLOBAL - Maximise yield and increase profitability with water quality enhancing products from Keeton....
11 August 2015
Bangladesh Launches New Shrimp Industry Code of Conduct
BANGLADESH - The Fisheries and Livestock minister of Bangladesh, Mohammad Sayedul Hoque, has launched the updated Code of Conduct for the Bangladesh shrimp industry....
10 August 2015
KUFOS to Launch Large-Scale Vannamei Shrimp Farming Project
INDIA - In an effort to popularise Litopenaeus vannamei shrimp farming in Kerala, the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) has formulated an...
07 August 2015
Whale Eating Deep Sea Shrimp Species Discovered
UK - Two new species of submarine shrimp-like creature, capable of ‘stripping’ a pig carcass in a matter of days, have been discovered by a team of scientists...
Sino Agro Enhance Sustainable Aquaculture Vision with Chief Scientific Officer
CHINA - Supporting the company's vision to become a leading sustainable aquaculture company, Sino Agro Food, Inc. (SIAF) has now appointed Dr Anthony C. Ostrowski...
29 July 2015
Kerala Inland Fisheries Poised for Growth
INDIA - Kerala's Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the state has already initiated rapid strides in the inland fisheries sector, and it would be spread in every...
28 July 2015
Kerala University to Launch More Aquaculture Initiatives
INDIA - The successful Vannamei (whiteleg) shrimp farming model has motivated Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) to launch more aquaculture...
Viet Nam Improves Shrimp Quality, Productivity
VIET NAM - New measures and techniques have been applied to enhance productivity and quality of shrimp farming....
27 July 2015
National Fish & Seafood Reaffirms Its Commitment to Sustainability
US - National Fish & Seafood, a US-based division of Pacific Andes Group, is strengthening its focus on sustainability, aquaculture best-practices and leadership...
24 July 2015
TUF Withdraws Bumble Bee Offering Following Antitrust Investigation
THAILAND - Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) has suspended its public offering for the acquisition of Bumble Bee Seafoods due to an antitrust investigation. ...
23 July 2015
Improving Market Access and Farm Standards for Small-Scale Shrimp Farmers
GLOBAL - Small-scale shrimp farmers are now set to benefit from a new project that will help them work towards a Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) Best Aquaculture...
22 July 2015
Cargill Expands in Ecuador with $30 million Shrimp Feed Facility
ECUADOR - Expanding its presence in the Ecuadorian aquaculture market, Cargill has joined forces with shrimp producer Naturisa to build a $30 million shrimp feed...
Freshwater Prawns Helping Reduce Deadly Disease in Senegal
SENEGAL - A Stanford-led study in Senegal, West Africa, finds that freshwater prawns can serve as an effective natural solution in the battle against schistosomiasis,...
21 July 2015
Mexico Identifies Additional 20 Million Hectares with Aquaculture Potential
MEXICO - The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA) has identified 20 million hectares with high potential for aquaculture development....
Shrimp Exoskeleton Could Inspire New Armour
US - New research from Purdue University is revealing details about how the exoskeleton of a certain type of deep-sea shrimp allows the animal to survive scalding...
14 July 2015
Viet Nam's Shrimp Exports to UK Rising
VIET NAM - The UK is the focal point of Vietnamese shrimp exports to the EU, and the UK has maintained high growth for many months, even when other markets tended...
13 July 2015
Northern Prawn Fishery Commended for Sustainability Focus
AUSTRALIA - Senator Richard Colbeck, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, has congratulated the Northern Prawn Fishery Industry for taking initiative...
03 July 2015
Vietnamese Shrimp Exports Up in May
VIET NAM - Vietnam shrimp exports in May 2015 reached US$242.7 million, up 9 per cent compared to the previous month....
30 June 2015
Seajoy Group's Four-Star BAP Shrimp Is First For Latin America
HONDURAS and NICARAGUA - Seajoy Group is Latin America’s first company qualified to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp for its operations...
15 June 2015
Odisha Records 13 Per cent Growth in Fish Production During 2014-15
INDIA - Odisha state has recorded an increase of 13 per cent in fish production during 2014-15 fiscal year....
12 June 2015
Opportunities Seen for Viet Nam Shrimp Exports to US
VIET NAM - Data from General Customs shows that in the first 4 months of 2015, Viet Nam earned $164 million from shrimp exports, and the markets are showing positive...
02 June 2015
Oregon Pink Shrimp Fishery Well Underway
US - The Oregon pink shrimp fishery is well underway, with larger shrimp dominating the fishery. Good weather is also allowing fishermen to comfortably fish daily,...
Sales Value Growth for TUF Despite Weak Shrimp, Tuna Prices
THAILAND - Thai Union Frozen Products PCL. (TUF) has reported an encouraging financial result for the first quarter of 2015 with the net profit of THB 1,507 million,...
12 May 2015
Weekly Overview: Spanish Aquaculture Sector Reports Growth in Production
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, after years of stagnation, the Spanish aquaculture sector is reporting growth again....
11 May 2015
Huge Aquaculture Project Launched in French Polynesia
FRENCH POLYNESIA - The French Polynesian government, with help from Chinese investors, is planning a huge aquaculture project on Hao atoll. The venture is expected...
Vietnamese Shrimp to Make Use of Tax Free Deal with South Korea
VIET NAM - A new Free Trade Agreement between Viet Nam and South Korea, which will bring big opportunities to the shrimp sector, has now been signed....
07 May 2015
Kerala State Begins First Ever Vannamei Shrimp Farming
INDIA - The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) has started the first vannamei shrimp farming operations in the state....
Whiteleg Shrimp Leading Exports for Viet Nam
VIET NAM - Whiteleg shrimp was still the main export item of Viet Nam in QI/2015, despite its 29.3 per cent year-on-year reduction in export value....
 
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