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08 February 2016
Hepatopancreatitis Reported on Australian Prawn Farm
AUSTRALIA - Two outbreaks of hepatopancreatitis have been reported on prawn farms in Queensland....
$1.6m Project Boost for Fiji Aquaculture
FIJI - The Caboni Yaqara Multi-species Hatchery in Togovere, Ra, will supply fish farms and boost income generating initiatives across the country, said Prime Minister...
03 February 2016
Torres Strait Prawn Fishery Season Opens Early
AUSTRALIA - The Torres Strait Prawn Fishery (TSPF) reopened early on 1 February 2016....
02 February 2016
Thailand gets Extra Six Months to Tackle Illegal Fishing
THAILAND - The European Union has agreed to maintain the yellow card imposed on Thai fishing industry but to give the country another six months to improve its performance...
26 January 2016
Indian Aquaculture Production Expected to Grow 15-20% in 2016
INDIA - The Marine Products Exports Development Authority is anticipating a 10-15 per cent growth in aquaculture production this year....
25 January 2016
Kufos to Set Up Vannamei Shrimp Hatchery
INDIA - The Coastal Aquaculture Authority (CAA), Chennai, has issued a licence to the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) to set up a hatchery...
20 January 2016
Snapping Shrimp Sound Patterns Uncover Reef Ecosystem Secrets
US - If you put a microphone underwater near the oyster reef in North Carolina's Pamlico Sound, you can hear it: a crisp, crackling noise that sounds like someone...
15 January 2016
Vietnamese Shrimp Farms First to Acheive BAP Group Certification
VIET NAM - Stapimex is the world’s first shrimp operation, and the second across all species, to successfully complete the new Global Aquaculture Alliance Best...
05 January 2016
Learn How to Raise Shrimp in One-Day Workshop
US - Learn how to raise marine shrimp during a one-day workshop from Purdue Extension and the Indiana Aquaculture Association....
23 December 2015
GAA to Exclude Outsourcing Of Shrimp Processing to Prevent Labour Abuse
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program has taken a stand against child labor and forced...
17 December 2015
Thai Union Caught Up in Associated Press Forced, Child Labour Investigation
THAILAND - An Associated Press investigation has found that Thai Union, owner of Chicken of the Sea in the US, has again been connected to forced labour and horrific...
11 December 2015
Viet Nam Remains Japan's Biggest Shrimp Supplier
VIET NAM - Statistics from the International Trade Center (ITC) showed that Vietnam remained the leading frozen raw shrimp supplier to Japan. It was followed by...
10 December 2015
Thai Union to Take Control of Shrimp Processing Operations
THAILAND - From the 31 December 2015, Thai Union will stop using all external pre-processors and will bring all shrimp processing operations in-house, allowing for...
02 December 2015
Tru Shrimp™ Systems Opens State-of-the-Art Shrimp Research Center
US - tru Shrimp™ Systems has announced that its state-of-the-art shrimp research center is now open....
01 December 2015
Weekly Overview: India Looks to Antibiotic Free Shrimp Production to Improve Exports
ANALYSIS - The use of antibiotics on some shrimp farms has been identified as one of the main issues holding back India's seafood exports. ...
India Looks to Antibiotic Free Shrimp Production to Improve Exports
INDIA - India has the potential to exceed Rs.60,000 crore for seafood export turnover by 2020 but it will need to move to antibiotic free shrimp production....
EJF Finds Slavery Still Continuing in Thai Seafood Sector
THAILAND - A new EJF investigation has revealed that slavery and severe human rights abuses aboard “pirate” fishing vessels operating from the Thai fishing port...
Informed Silica+ to Replace Part Of Fish Meal in Shrimp Diet
THAILAND - Ceresco Nutrition, a research company that is behind the new technology based on the transfer of vibratory information through an aqueous medium, says...
30 November 2015
Northern Ireland Disappointed with Fish Quota Proposals
Fisheries Minister Michelle O’Neill has expressed her disappointment with proposed European Commission fish quotas for two of Northern Ireland's main fish stocks....
27 November 2015
JIRCAS: Japan's Fisheries Technology Makes its Mark
JAPAN - The Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, or JIRCAS, is a national institute in Japan working to develop technology for the agriculture,...
24 November 2015
Weak Demand, High Prices Hurting Vietnam Shrimp Exports
VIETNAM - Weak demand in main markets, coupled with low export prices and fierce competition has squeezed Vietnam shrimp exports in the first 10 months of this year....
23 November 2015
Aquaculture Gaining Ground in Gensan
PHILIPPINES - Aquaculture, which was described by a United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization study as the “big future”, is now gaining ground in Gensan...
16 November 2015
Shrimp Prices Soar in Kuwait
KUWAIT - Shrimp prices have shot up in Kuwait due to low supply and excessive demand....
09 November 2015
Nutriad Present EMS Strategies at 10th SWCSNFFS in China
CHINA - The 10th Symposium of the World’s Chinese Scientists on Nutrition and Feeding of Finfish and Shellfish (SWCSNFFS), the biggest aquaculture nutrition event...
03 November 2015
Shrimp Leads Increase in US Seafood Consumption
US - For the second year in a row, Americans are eating more seafood. Health conscious consumers appear to be helping reverse a trend that saw seafood consumption...
30 October 2015
India’s Shrimp Aquaculture Industry Remains Hopeful Despite Onset of Disease
INDIA - India’s shrimp exports dominated the global supply market in 2014, with over 301,000 tonnes of tiger (Penaeus monodon) and whiteleg (Penaeus vanname/Litopenaeus...
29 October 2015
Grow Shrimp Faster and Bigger on Sea Urchin Droppings Diet
US - Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham appear to have found a better way to grow shrimp that is also less expensive, and the new process could...
23 October 2015
Prawns Reveal the Secrets of Innovation
UK - Small and hungry prawns are more likely to be resourceful in the face of adversity than their less desperate counterparts according to new research published...
22 October 2015
Coles Delis Commit to Sustainable, Traceable Seafood
AUSTRALIA - Coles has become the first major supermarket in Australia to offer its customers certified sustainable and traceable seafood in their delis....
New Cloud-Based Mobile App Allows Fish Farmers to Manage Traceability
GLOBAL - National Fish & Seafood (NFS) has launched SourceTrace™, a cloud-based mobile application for fish farmers around the world to manage traceability. ...
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