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16 October 2013
INAPESCA Researchers Develop Biotechnology for Shrimp Filtration
MEXICO - In order to promote mariculture, the National Fisheries Institute (INAPESCA) has developed fattening technology for Pacific white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei),...
11 October 2013
GOAL Conference 2013: EMS Causing Shrimp Aquaculture Market Shifts
FRANCE - Knowledge about Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has come a long way since the first outbreak in China in 2009. Now that the bacteria causing the disease...
GOAL Conference 2013: Innovation Award for Israeli Professor
FRANCE - Dr Amir Sagi, a professor at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, is the winner of the Global Aquaculture Alliance’s (GAA) inaugural Novus Global...
Cargill's Shrimp Feed Acquisition Boosts Global Growth
US - Cargill has reported its first-quarter fiscal 2014 earnings, commenting that its ability to serve customers reliably and manage risk in challenging markets...
10 October 2013
Russian Delegation Visits Ecuador to Study Shrimp Production Process
ECUADOR - A group of delegates from the Russian Federation visited the National Fisheries Institute (INP) in Ecuador to study the process carried out in shrimp production...
09 October 2013
GOAL Conference 2013: Global Shrimp Aquaculture Production 23 Per Cent Off Expectations
GLOBAL - Global shrimp production in 2013 will be 23 per cent less than expected, based on the past decade, said James Anderson, head of the global programme on...
SAGARPA Supports Shrimp Farmers in Northwestern Mexico
MEXICO - Under the supervision of the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA), a national advisory committee will...
08 October 2013
Better Times Ahead Forecast for Thai Union Seafood
THAILAND - Thai Union Frozen Products Plc (TUF) is predicting a recovery in its shrimp, tuna and petfood businesses in the coming months....
03 October 2013
Iceland's Imported Raw Fish Processing Down in 2012
ICELAND - The total amount of imported raw material for fish processing to Iceland in the year 2012 was 62,125 tonnes, a decrease of 21 thousand tonnes from the...
26 September 2013
New FAO Report Suggests Renaming Devastating Shrimp Disease
GLOBAL - The FAO has released a new report on the emerging shrimp disease Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), also known as Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Syndrome...
Human Rights Abuses in Thailand's Shrimp Sector Investigated
THAILAND - A new report from the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has documented accounts of human trafficking, confiscation of identification documents, withholding...
Trade Ruling Allows US Consumers Access to Affordable Shrimp
US - The US National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has announced its support of the decision made by the International Trade Commission to rule against imposing duties...
25 September 2013
Scottish Salmon and Langoustine Destined for Top Chef Competitions in Italy and Hungary
SCOTLAND, UK - Scottish salmon and langoustine are being sent to Italy and Hungary in the next few weeks, to feature on the menus of Europe’s top chefs, who are...
24 September 2013
Weekly Overview: WWF Video Removed After Damaging Fishing Gear Message Portrayed
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) Canada has removed an animated video from its website that sent out a message against trawl...
23 September 2013
US Lifts Countervailing Duty on China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Viet Nam Shrimp
ANALYSIS - Countervailing duty orders on warmwater shrimp from China, Ecuador, India, Malaysia, and Viet Nam have now been lifted after the US Trade Commission found...
Viet Nam Shrimp Exports Rose Almost 200 per cent in August
VIET NAM - According to Viet Nam Customs, in the first eight months of 2013, Viet Nam shrimp exports totaled US$1.73 billion, up 22 per cent on that of the same...
New Sustainable Shrimp Trawler Tested for Efficiency
CANADA - The Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation will conduct research into the effectiveness and efficiency of a new shrimp trawl with assistance from the...
18 September 2013
Has EMS Affected Thailand's Shrimp Exports to the US?
THAILAND - Despite a drop in shrimp supply due to Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS), Thailand has remained the United States' largest shrimp exporter....
Myanmar Teams Up with Singapore for Disease Resistant Prawns
MYANMAR - The Myanmar fisheries department is to work with the Singaporean Gold Coin Company to breed seawater prawns (Vennami)that are more disease resistant....
13 September 2013
Sustainable Shrimp Aquaculture: The Next Big Crop for Missouri?
US - Researchers at the University of Missouri believe shrimp could become the next major cash crop for the state, which is usually associated with the production...
11 September 2013
Panama Bans Import of Live Shrimp
PANAMA - Panama has now banned the import of live shrimp from any countries affected by Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS)....
09 September 2013
Prawn Crews Collect Critical Data
AUSTRALIA - Crews in the northern prawn fishery had more on their minds than how many prawns they were going to catch when they returned to the Gulf last week....
06 September 2013
Plans to Boost Exports in Colombia's Aquaculture Industry
COLOMBIA - Colombia's aquaculture industry is focusing on expanding exports by offering high-quality products raised on the Caribbean coast....
05 September 2013
EU an Attractive Market for Vietnamese Shrimp Producers
VIET NAM - Recovering economies in the EU are good news for Vietnamese shrimp producers who are subject to an anti-dumping duty and a countervailing duty rate of...
04 September 2013
Start Dates Agreed for Mexican Shrimp Fishery
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) agreed fishing production start dates of the shrimp fishing season...
02 September 2013
Fingerlings Flourish Thanks to Fresh Farming Practices
AUSTRALIA - Simple but effective sustainable farming practices are helping to make a big difference for an important fish breeding area near the picturesque coastal...
Thai Feed Industry Head Calls for End to Food Price Freeze
THAILAND - The country's feed association is calling for a return to a free market in food prices so that livestock and shrimp producers can cover their increasing...
30 August 2013
Honduras Shrimps Hit by 20 per cent Tariff from Mexico
HONDURAS and MEXICO - A new trade dispute is looming between Honduras and Mexico. This time the dispute is over the 20 per cent tariff that was unilaterally imposed...
29 August 2013
High Potential for Whiteleg Shrimp Farming in Tra Vinh
VIET NAM - According to Sub-Department of Aquaculture in Tra Vinh province, up to now, in the locality, more than 2,100 households bred 588 million of whiteleg shrimp...
28 August 2013
Shrimp Based Supplement to Relieve High Blood Pressure
NORWAY - A shrimp-based dietary supplementary to prevent high blood pressure is going on the market....
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