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Friday, April 12, 2013
Specific Pathogen Free Shrimp Broodstock Produced in India
INDIA - Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) Litopenaeus vannamei broodstock has developed for the first time in India and is ready for supply to hatchery operators at a...
BAP Farm, Shrimp Hatchery Auditor Course Set For June
VIET NAM - Aspiring auditors, returning auditors requiring refresher training and observers can attend the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) Farm and Shrimp Hatchery...
Friday, April 05, 2013
AKVA Group Confirms Contract with National Prawn Co
SAUDI ARABIA - AKVA group has confirmed a new contract with National Prawn Co. (NPC) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The total contract value is $10,160,700 and...
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Atlantic Shrimpers' Prim7stars Brand now Friend of the Sea
NIGERIA - Atlantic Shrimpers Limited Nigerian trawlers, fishing in the FAO Area 34 (Atlantic Eastern Central) around the Nigerian coast, positively concluded Friend...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Have High Genomic Replikin Counts
CANADA - A group of lethal bacteria are of increasing concern worldwide because they are becoming resistant to many or all of the antibiotics previously effective...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Weekly Overview: VIV Asia, Aquatic Asia Demonstrate Best Practice for Shrimp Farming
ANALYSIS - Last week, TheFishSite.com was in Bangkok, Thailand for VIV Asia and Aquatic Asia. The show saw companies from all over the world come together to promote...
VIV Asia, Aquatic Asia: How to Prevent White Spot and Early Mortality Syndrome
ANALYSIS - Speaking at VIV Asia 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand, Dr Chalor Limsuwan, Kasetsart University, gave a presentation on best practice to prevent White spot and...
Monday, March 18, 2013
VIV Asia, Aquatic Asia 2013: Thai Government Offers Shrimp, Tilapia Aquaculture Standard
THAILAND - Thailand's Department of Fisheries is offering farmers a certification programme for shrimp and tilapia farming, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite Editor,...
NFI’s Shrimp Council Announces Executive Committee
US - The National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Shrimp Council has announced that it has broadened its scope to address industry issues. A newly formed Executive...
Friday, March 15, 2013
VIV Asia, Aquatic Asia 2013: Biofloc Farming Improves Shrimp Production
THAILAND - A talk by Dr Nyan Taw, Blue Archipelago Berhad Farm, Malaysia, at VIV Asia 2013 demonstrated how biofloc technology can be used successfully in shrimp...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
BlackSpot Treatment Gives Prawns Quality Boost
DENMARK - Langoustine fishermen and processors have reported excellent catch quality results following the use of Prawnfresh Plus....
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
VIV Asia, Aquatic Asia 2013: Getting the Right Fish Feeder to Cut Costs and Improve Size
ANALYSIS - Feeding fish is a subject of great importance to fish farmers as often most costs are attributed to feed. With the right fish feed equiptment, farmers...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Researchers Announce New Shrimp Trawling System
MEXICO – Researchers from the National Fisheries Institute (INEPESCA) and other technical and scientific institutions have joined forces in designing a more sustainable...
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Contingency Plan for Trawlers Affected by Ban Makes Progress
ECUADOR - The Deputy Minister of Aquaculture and Fisheries MAGAP has introduced, in the city of Manta, a report on the progress of the Contingency Plan for the suspension...
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Panel Established on Viet Nam’s Complaint Against US Shrimp Measure
GLOBAL - The World Trade Organisation Dispute Settlement Body has established a panel to examine the dispute between the US and Viet Nam on Anti-Dumping Measures....
Monday, March 04, 2013
Fish Fight Causes Scare Over Shrimp Fish Feed
GLOBAL - Responding to the broadcast of ‘Fish Fight’ on the United Kingdom’s Channel 4 television channel, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) is urging...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Oregon Pink Shrimp Achieves MSC Re-Certification
US - Consumers can continue Oregon pink shrimp after its MSC re-certification. Oregon pink shrimp, also called bay or salad shrimp, was the first shrimp fishery...
Monday, February 25, 2013
First Greenland Fishery Gains MSC Certification
GREENLAND - The West Greenland cold water prawn trawl fishery has become the first Greenland fishery to achieve certification to the Marine Stewardship Council’s...
Government Invests in Canadian Prawn Industry
CANADA - The Canadian Government is investing in the promotion of Canadian prawns for export into international markets. The announcement highlights the Government's...
Friday, February 22, 2013
Chinese Shrimp Exporter Contests US Investigation
CHINA - Zhanjiang Guolian Aquatic Products Co Ltd said in a statement on Monday that it has set up a group of lawyers to cope with the anti-dumping investigation...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Seafood Exports Up 34 per cent in January 2013
VIET NAM - Viet Nam's seafood exports reached $486.7 million in January 2013, a 34.1 per cent increase from the same period last year. ...
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Shrimp Anti-dumping Measures before WTO
GLOBAL - Anti-dumping measures over shrimp products from Viet Nam and China are to come before the World Trade Organisation next week....
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Innovative Trawls Developed to Reduce Discards, Conserve Stocks
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish fishing industry is developing new and innovative designs of prawn trawls that significantly reduce discards of whitefish such as cod....
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Fishermen Net Bumper Haul and Profit in January
VIET NAM - Despite unfavourable weather, fishermen nationwide caught 202,500 tonnes of fish in January, up 3.8 per cent against the same period last year, according...
Friday, February 08, 2013
Huge Potential for Myanmar Seafood Sector
MYANMAR - The seafood sector in Myanmar has a large potential to contribute to food security, employment and economic development. Natural resources are widely available...
Monday, February 04, 2013
Viet Nam Rejects US Claims of Shrimp Industry Subsidy
VIET NAM - Vietnamese seafood producers are prepared to embark on a long battle against a US Department of Commerce anti-subsidy investigation to see whether the...
Friday, January 25, 2013
Shrimp Exporters to Face Difficulties in 2013 Despite Price Rise
VIET NAM - Experts have forecast that the production, processing and export of shrimp in 2013 will face many difficulties and challenges. It is expected that the...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Brazilian Health Authorities Visit Chubut Fishing Facilities
ARGENTINA - The Argentinian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Norberto Yauhar and the Secretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Miguel Bustamante,...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Infected Shrimp Seedlings Caused Recent White Spot Outbreak
INDIA - Fisheries experts have blamed the introduction of infected shrimp seedlings and the deteriorating environmental conditions as the cause of a recent outbreak...
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Shrimp Aquaculture Set to Increase
INDIA - Shrimp aquaculture production is expected to increase five-fold with the inauguration of new expansion of Aquatic Quarantine Facility in Chennai....
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