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18 March 2017
Aquafeed double act established
Coppens International, the Dutch aquafeed subsidiary of Alltech, has announced plans to collaborate with Guabi, a leading Brazilian fish feed producer....
16 March 2017
Mexican shrimp boycott urged
Conservation organizations today announced a boycott of all shrimp from Mexico in a bid to pressure Mexican officials to save the endangered vaquita, the world’s...
14 March 2017
Probiotic aims for Asian shrimp
A new probiotic that could lessen the use of antibiotics in the shrimp industry is set to be launched by Evonik at VIV Asia, in Bangkok, this week....
09 March 2017
Delta Raw Shrimp Prices Soar
VIET NAM - Prices of raw shrimp have been increasing rapidly in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta since early February when shrimp processors returned to work soon after...
08 March 2017
Work on Trà Vinh’s First High-tech Shrimp Breeding Centre Begins
VIET NAM - Thông Thuận Group started the construction of a high-tech shrimp breeding centre in the southern Trà Vinh Province’s Trường Long Hòa Commune...
07 March 2017
Viet Nam Targets Shrimp, Catfish Export Products in 2017
VIET NAM - Viet Nam targeted shrimp and catfish as two key seafood export products in 2017, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)...
Bid to Boost Myanmar Shrimp Trade Begins
MYANMAR - Though Myanmar's shrimp export is much less than that of Viet Nam and Thailand in terms of tonnage and value, the nation is set to leapfrog its production...
06 March 2017
OIE Implements Plans to Prevent Further White Spot Disease Outbreaks
AUSTRALIA - While no new outbreaks of white spot disease have been reported in Australia, the OIE - in conjunction with the Australian veterinary authorities - have...
Shrimp Breeding Farm Starts Commercial Production in 2017
ALGERIA - The shrimp breeding farm of Ouragla is set to start commercial production during 2017, according to Director of the National Centre of Research and Fisheries...
03 March 2017
Indonesia Allocates Funds for Fish Farming Insurance
INDONESIA - The Indonesian Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry has allocated Rp1.5 billion (US$112,000) for fish farming insurance programme....
UBM Launches Aquaculture Viet Nam 2017
VIET NAM - UBM, the organizer of Aquaculture Viet Nam 2017 launched the event at a press conference in Can Tho on 22 February. To be held 25-27 October at the Can...
01 March 2017
Weekly Overview: New Report Outlines Pathway for Scottish Aquaculture Growth
GLOBAL - A new report on the innovation needs of the Scottish aquaculture sector has been launched at the first meeting of the Industry Leadership Group (ILG) in...
28 February 2017
The Shrimp Market: Declines & Reductions, Ripple Effects, Softening Market, Moderate Volumes
US - The Department of Fisheries and Oceans stock assessments show detrimental declines to Canada's Borealis shrimp biomass, raising concerns for the ripple effect...
Ecuador's SONGA Now Offering Four-Star BAP Certified Shrimp
ECUADOR - Ecuador’s SONGA (Sociedad Nacional de Galapagos C.A.) is now eligible to offer four-star Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) shrimp, only the second company...
23 February 2017
New Device Shows 35 per cent Bycatch Reduction in Trial
AUSTRALIA - ​A new bycatch device has delivered impressive results that will improve the sustainability of fishing operations of wild catch prawns in Australia’s...
22 February 2017
Further Outbreak of White Spot Disease Detected in Logan River
AUSTRALIA - A new outbreak of white spot disease has been reported on a giant tiger prawn farm in Logan River, Queensland....
17 February 2017
Frozen Shrimp Exports to Korea Must Undergo Quarantine
VIET NAM - Frozen shrimp exported to the Republic of Korea (RoK) from member countries of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) must undergo quarantine checks before...
14 February 2017
Aussie Prawn Industry in Turmoil as Disease Spreads
AUSTRALIA - Australian prawn farmers are in turmoil, as yet another outbreak of white spot disease was confirmed Monday, at a farm in Queensland....
13 February 2017
Ministry Urges Australia to Permit Shrimp Imports Again
VIET NAM - Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has called on the Australian Government to allow the import of prawns and uncooked shrimps again soon....
10 February 2017
CIBA’s Shrimp Feed Proves Instant Hit Among Farmers
INDIA - The indigenous brand of formulated shrimp feed for vannamei (Pacific white shrimp) developed by Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture’s...
Ag Department Accused of 'Dropping the Ball' Due to Diseased Prawn Imports
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Prawn Farming Association (APFA) has accused the Federal Department of Agriculture of "dropping the ball", following revelations that...
09 February 2017
Australia Eases Shrimp Imports
AUSTRALIA - The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has loosened its temporary suspension of the import of uncooked prawns and related products....
US to Maintain AD Duties on Vietnamese Shrimp Export
VIET NAM - The US Department of Commerce said the revocation of anti-dumping (AD) order on certain frozen warmwater shrimp from Việt Nam would likely lead to a...
01 February 2017
First Footage of Stylodactylid Shrimp Filter-Feeding at Depth of 4826 m
US - The first of a kind footage of a living stylodactylid shrimp filter-feeding at depth of 4826 m has been captured on high-quality video during the US National...
31 January 2017
Abertay University £5 million Research Bid Could Have International Fisheries Impact
SCOTLAND, UK - Abertay University has launched a £5 million research funding bid that could transform the lives of millions of Vietnamese fishermen....
26 January 2017
Norwegian Shellfish Exports Increased in 2016
NORWAY - Norway exported 44,000 tonnes of shellfish worth NOK 1.8 billion in 2016. This is a volume increase of 10 per cent and an increase by value of 21 per cent...
19 January 2017
Addressing the Challenges of Shrimp Nutrition
CANADA - Remarks by Alberto Nunes, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
17 January 2017
Weekly Overview: Researchers Develop New Method for Quick Detection of White Spot Disease
GLOBAL - Researchers in India have developed a new method for detecting white spot disease in shrimps, giving on-the-spot results....
Researchers Develop New Method for Quick Detection of White Spot Disease
INDIA - Researchers have developed a new method for detecting white spot disease in shrimps, giving on-the-spot results....
16 January 2017
Disease Threats in Shrimp Farming: Causes and Possible Solutions
CANADA - Remarks by Matthew Briggs, Ridley AgriProducts Pty., Australia, during the aquaculture breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver,...
 
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