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27 March 2014
Mexico Launches Fishery Management Plans for Shrimp, Snook and Conch
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has launched Fishery Management plans for shrimp, snook and conch,...
Shrimp Exports to Exceed $200 million
HONDURAS - The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (SAG) expects the export shrimp to be worth over $200 million this year, due to a price hike in the international...
Shrimp Standard Handed Over to Aquaculture Stewardship Council
GLOBAL - The Shrimp Aquaculture Dialogue has handed over the shrimp standard to the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC), following seven years of development....
25 March 2014
Shrimp Cage Farming Looking Promising for Ecuador
ECUADOR - An experimental shrimp farm in sea cages in Puerto Engabao, being run by the National Fisheries Institute (INP) under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock,...
Sustainable Aquaculture Project Shows Compliance with European Standards
VIET NAM - A sustainable aquaculture project was conducted by the College of Agriculture and Fisheries (under the Can Tho University) in cooperation with The University...
24 March 2014
SeaSam Prawns Certified Friend of the Sea Sustainable
SWEDEN - SeaSam Food AB, a Swedish company leader in the frozen food market, positively concluded Friend of the Sea audit for greasy back shrimps, Indian white and...
20 March 2014
Shrimp Farm Thefts Costing Honduras Millions
HONDURAS - Shrimp farms in Honduras are at threat from "racoon" gangs who are stealing large amounts of shrimp from farms....
17 March 2014
2014 Whiteleg Shrimp Exports Continue to Push Up
VIET NAM - In 2013, Viet Nam’s whiteleg shrimp exports hit $1.58 billion, up 113 per cent year on year and making up 50.7 per cent of the country’s total shrimp...
14 March 2014
Mexico Announces Shrimp Fishing Bans
MEXICO - The Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA) has established a temporary closure of fishing for shrimp in...
12 March 2014
New EMS Case Study to Define Best Practice to Avoid EMS
GLOBAL - The Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) is spearheading a case study to identify the shrimp-farming practices that prevent the manifestation of early mortality...
11 March 2014
Weekly Overview: World's Largest Prawn Farm to be Built in China
GLOBAL - In this week's news, the worlds largest prawn farm is to be constructed in Zhongshan, China, writes Lucy Towers, TheFishSite, Editor. ...
Mangalore College to Transfer White Spot Detection Technology
INDIA - The College of Fisheries, Mangalore, a constituent college of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University ( KVAFSU), is to release a bio-tech...
Ca Mau to Develop More Industrial Shrimp Farming in 2014
VIET NAM - In 2014, Ca Mau city plans to expand its industrial shrimp farming area to 1,100 hectares....
06 March 2014
Worlds Largest Prawn Farm to be Built in Zhongshan
CHINA - A Sino Foreign Joint Venture Company is to develop a 8,000 MU prawn and agriculture center in Zhongshan, Guangdong Province, China. The farm will be indoor...
Viet Nam Seafood Exports to Australia Growing
VIET NAM - According to the General Department of Viet Nam Customs, the country's goods exports to Australia in January 2014 reached $294.47 million, up 4.1 per...
05 March 2014
ASEAN Block to Set Own Shrimp Standards
VIET NAM - ASEAN countries are supplying 80 per cent of the global shrimp output while they have to follow various standards set by importing countries. Therefore,...
Charoen Pokphand Foods Confident about 2014 Business Prospects
THAILAND - Sales are up 10 per cent for Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) and the company is expecting a substantial rise in net profit in 2014. ...
04 March 2014
New Species of Freshwater Shrimp Discovered in India
INDIA - A new freshwater shrimp, has been discovered in Vamanapuram river....
28 February 2014
Funding Grants Help Scottish Prawn and White Fish Fishermen
SCOTLAND, UK - A fishing hardship fund has awarded £1.9 million to white fish and prawn fishermen from across Scotland....
NCKU Professor’s Research on Mantis Shrimp Eyes Published
TAIWAN - National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Professor Tsyr-Huei Chiou revealed that the eyes of mantis shrimp use 12 different colour channels to react to a specific...
27 February 2014
CSIRO to Work with CO2 Group on Aquaculture Research
AUSTRALIA - CO2 Group's Western Australia Resources Limited (WARL) has entered into a relationship agreement with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research...
Viet Nam's Shrimp Prices on the Up
VIET NAM - Since early 2014, shrimp prices have stayed on high levels and continued to rise in the week from 17-23 Feb 2014....
26 February 2014
New Zealand Launches Scampi Aquaculture Programme
NEW ZEALAND - A new hatchery has been built at Cawthron Aquaculture Park near Nelson to improve understanding of New Zealand scampi and establish the world’s first...
25 February 2014
Fish Farmers to Save Money with Use of Geothermal Resources
PHILIPPINES - Fish farms in Mindoro will be able to grow tons of triple high-quality tilapia, sea bass and shrimps per year, in a nutrient-rich, controlled temperature...
Honduran Shrimp Exports to Exceed $220 million during 2014
HONDURAS - The National Aquaculture Association of Honduras (Andah) estimates that this year the country will export around $220 million of shrimp, exceeding last...
19 February 2014
India's Seafood Exports on the Up
INDIA - The rising trend of aquaculture has been significantly contributing to seafood export. Emerging technology, such as the pathogen-free shrimp species Litopenaeus...
18 February 2014
Zhanjiang to Increase Prawn Exports
CHINA - Known as "prawn city", Zhanjiang is expanding production and improving product quality in its aquatic agricultural bases....
Mekong Delta Farmers Developing Rice-shrimp Farming
VIET NAM - A rice-shrimp farming model is being developed in the Mekong Delta provinces as natural conditions in the region are suitable for developing the model,...
Tagged Prawns Assist Fishery Management
AUSTRALIA - The Spencer Gulf prawn fishing industry and State Government researchers are collaborating on a prawn tagging study to improve understanding of growth...
Aquaculture America 2014: Sustainable Shrimp and Ulva Farming Proves Successful in Mexico
ANALYSIS - The sustainable farming of shrimp can sometimes be challenging due to disease, large amounts of feed and damage to the environment. However, researchers...
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