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Thursday, October 18, 2012
More Shrimp Farmers Need to be Insured
MEXICO - Climate change has brought about more bad weather, affecting the economy of food producers. The National Commission of Aquaculture and Fisheries (CONAPESCA)...
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Commercial Prawn Trawler Alleged to Have Illegally Modified Nets
AUSTRALIA - A north coast commercial fisher has been detected allegedly covering bycatch reduction devices on prawn nets when fishing at night in ocean waters on...
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Ca Mau Targets 270,000 Tonnes of Shrimp in 2012
VIET NAM - Viet Nam's largest shrimp producing province of Ca Mau has set a target to produce 270,000 tonnes of shrimp in 2012....
India Hopeful Japan Will Lift Shrimp Import Ban
INDIA - The government of India is hopeful that Japan will lift its ban on the import of shrimps from India, said director, Export Inspection Council of India (EICI),...
Mexico Free of Yellowhead Disease in Shrimp
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (USDA) has declared Mexico as free from yellow head disease in farmed shrimp....
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Acquisition in Ecuador Takes Nutreco to Global Top Three Shrimp Feed Producer
GLOBAL - Nutreco has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 75 per cent of the shares in Gisis S.A., the fish feed subsidiary of the Expalsa group....
Court Order Prevents Distribution, Use of ST500 Prawn Treatment
UK - The prawn industry is being urged to take heed of the terms of a recent Court Order granted in favour of Xyrex Ltd prohibiting both Shellfish Treatments Ltd...
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Shrimp Exports Generate $ 175 Million
HONDURAS - The Honduran shrimp industry this year is expected to reach record figures. ...
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Japan Refuses to Buy ‘Toxic’ Shrimp from Odisha State
INDIA - Shrimp farmers in the Indian state of Odisha are worried as Japan has stopped buying their shrimp following the detection of ethoxiquin, a quinoline-based...
Shrimp Exports to Total $2.5 Billion
VIET NAM - Shrimp exports are expected to reach the US$2.5 billion goal set for the year despite the ongoing challenges facing exporters, according to the Viet Nam...
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Prawn Fishery's Ecological Footprint Improving
AUSTRALIA - Trials for a new prawn net design have resulted in the development of a unique system voluntarily adopted by the Gulf St Vincent Prawn Fishery (GSVPF)...
Monday, September 24, 2012
North East Arctic Cold Water Prawn Fishery Enters MSC Assessment
FAROE ISLANDS - Following the successful certification of the Faroe Islands silver smelt and cod and haddock fishery, Maresco A/S has entered the Faroe Islands North...
Monday, September 17, 2012
Aquaculture Industry in Northern Mindanao Still Growing
PHILIPPINES - Northern Mindanao’s aquaculture industry continued to grow in the second quarter of 2012, according to the National Economic and Development Authority...
Shrimp Fishery to Open Again in the Pacific
MEXICO - Based on studies of commercial shrimp species on the Pacific coast, conducted by the National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA), the shrimp ban will be lifted...
Friday, September 14, 2012
Aquaculture, Fisheries Deputy Minister Met with Shrimp Sector
ECUADOR - The Deputy Minister of Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP) Guillermo Velasquez Moran met with representatives of the aquaculture sector in Caráquez Bay...
Monday, September 10, 2012
Govt, Private Sector Put 16 Key Farm Products into Clusters
THAILAND - The Agriculture Ministry has identified 16 flagship products and grouped them into clusters with a view to further penetration of the regional market...
Prawns a Golden Harvest, but Challenges also Grow
CHINA - With 1,243 kilometers coastline and more than 100 bays, Zhanjiang has long been a nationally important center of aquaculture in China. More than half of...
Thursday, September 06, 2012
AQUA 2012: Minimising Pain of Eyestalk Ablation in Freshwater Prawn
CZECH REPUBLIC - Carlos Sainz-HernJuan from the Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigacipara el Desarrollo Integral Regional (CIIDIR IPN -SINALOA), Mexico, has examined...
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
AQUA 2012: Increasing Shrimp Resistance to Yellowhead Virus
CZECH REPUBLIC - Work done by Mr Aranguren, University of Arizona, US, has identified that shrimp pre-infected with Taura syndrome virus (TSV) show some resistance...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Shrimp Prices Drop by 50 Per Cent in Khulna
BANGLADESH - More than 0.2 million shrimp cultivators of southwestern region are in frustration due to sharp fall in price of produced shrimp in the local market....
Friday, August 24, 2012
Shrimp and COOL on Disputes Body Agenda
GLOBAL - Anti dumping measure on shrimp products from Viet Nam and the US Country of Origin Labelling rules are among the topics to be discussed at the next meeting...
Banks Acquisition of Dutch Shrimp Supplier Approved by EC
EU - The European Commission (EC) has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition by the Dutch banks ABN AMRO, Rabobank and Friesland Bank together...
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Rs51.21 Lakh Government Subsidy for Shrimp Culture
INDIA - The State government has allocated a subsidy of Rs.51.21 lakh for marginal shrimp culture for 2011-12 for the coastal districts here....
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Production of 200,000 Tons of Fish Expected
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambique may this year produce around 200,000 tons of a variety of fish as compared to production of 120,000 tons in 2010, Mozambique’s Fisheries...
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Aquaculture Investments Improved Production in 2011
MEXICO - According to the CONAPESCA 2011 Aquaculture Production report, shrimp and tilapia together amounted to 180,950 tonnes, followed by oysters, carp, trout,...
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Modern Farm Management on Charoen Pokphand Group's Agenda in China
CHINA - Thailand-based Charoen Pokphand Group is managing or setting up 13 modern farm projects focusing on the production of pigs, chickens, shrimp and eggs through...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
CP Sees Investment Potential in India
INDIA - Charoen Pokphand Food (CPF) of Thailand is set to invest two billion Thai baht (THB) annually over the next five years in Indian agriculture and food businesses....
Thursday, August 09, 2012
Exciting New Fish Breeding Programme for Mekong
VIET NAM - The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region is setting up groups specialised in breeding young fish, shrimp, crabs and prawns and even oysters to serve the aquaculture...
Friday, August 03, 2012
Fishing for the Mining Boom
AUSTRALIA - Prawn fishermen say they're going to try and set up aquaculture next to big mining areas to provide them with fresh seafood....
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Government Studies Causes of Dwindling Shrimp Hauls
MOZAMBIQUE - Mozambique’s Institute for Fishing Research is studying the causes of a drop in shrimp hauls in the country, said the deputy director of the National...
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