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04 February 2014
Mexico Discusses Strategy to Reduce Disease Risks in Shrimp
MEXICO - In order to reduce the risk of disease in shrimp farming in the northeast, the National Health Service, Food Safety and Quality (SENASICA) is conducting...
Xyrex Successfully End Court Action over Prawn Treatment
SCOTLAND, UK - Xyrex Ltd, the manufacturer of the shellfish treatment Prawnfresh, has now successfully concluded a court action against Fraserburgh company John....
03 February 2014
New Bangladeshi Law to Control Fish Imports
BANGLADESH - The Bangladeshi government has drafted a law to better control the import of fish into the country....
29 January 2014
Bangladesh to Allow Imports of SPF Shrimp
BANGLADESH - The fisheries ministry plans to allow imports of pathogen-free (SPF) mother shrimps and post-larvae for farming for the first time in a decade—a move...
28 January 2014
Eco-friendly Technology to Boost Indonesia's Shrimp Farming
INDONESIA - Central Sulawesi provincial administration is championing a new, environmentally-friendly technique to boost shrimp farming production....
Improve Pond Performance Through Biomin's Aquastar Product Line
US - The aquaculture industry has to overcome many challenges, such as managing disease outbreaks and maintaining environmental sustainability, to maintain and improve...
Skretting Opens Shrimp Research Facility in China
CHINA - Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre has officially opened its new Hezhoubei Research Station in the Guangdong Province, China. The new station becomes...
24 January 2014
Chile Squat Lobsters and Nylon Shrimp Enter Sustainable Assessment
CHILE - The Chile squat lobsters and nylon (nailon) shrimp modified trawl fishery has entered into independent, third-party assessment in the Marine Stewardship...
22 January 2014
Japan Removes Reduces Ethoxyquin Testing of Viet Nnam Shrimp
VIET NAM - On January 21 2014, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan (MHLW) issued an official announcement on increasing maximum residue limits (MRL)...
21 January 2014
Weekly Overview: Canadian Lobsters to Receive National Brand Identity
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, the Lobster Council of Canada is partnering with Revolve Branding to build a national lobster brand identity in 2014, writes Lucy...
CO2 Group CEO Steps Down as Business Pursues New Growth Areas
AUSTRALIA - Mr Andrew Grant is to step down from his role as Chief Executive Officer of CO2 Group Limited due to changes in market circumstances....
20 January 2014
EMS not Detected in ProChaete Fish Feed
UK - As soon as ProChaete saw reports of a Thailand academic’s suspicion that eating marine worms (polychaetes) could be making shrimp broodstock carriers of Early...
16 January 2014
EJF finds Abuse and Injustice in Bangladesh’s Shrimp Industry
BANGLADESH - In a new report, the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) has revealed evidence of human rights and labour abuses taking place in the Bangladesh Shrimp...
14 January 2014
Weekly Overview: University of Arizona Release PCR Test for Early Mortality Syndrome
ANALYSIS - The University of Arizona, US, is releasing a PCR test that detects the bacteria causing the deadly shrimp disease Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS)....
Solution for Deadly Shrimp Disease to Become Available Worldwide
US - The University of Arizona is releasing a PCR test that detects the bacteria causing the deadly shrimp disease Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS)....
Oman and Viet Nam Discuss Fish Farming Cooperation
OMAN - The Joint Omani-Vietnamese Committee has agreed to enhance economic cooperation, diversify traded goods and explore investment opportunities in the fishing...
13 January 2014
Will Viet Nam Reach $3.5 billion of Shrimp Exports in 2014?
VIET NAM - Vietnamese Shrimp exports would hit $3.5 billion in 2014 if Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) continues to be under control, quality of exported shrimps...
Marine Institute and Barry Group Continue Shrimp Shell Research with Government Grant
CANADA - The Marine Institute will receive C$100,000 from the Fisheries Technology and New Opportunities Programme to continue research into extracting chitin from...
10 January 2014
CO2 Group Completes Acquisition of Seafarm Ltd
AUSTRALIA - Australia's largest prawn farm has now been purchased by CO2 Group in order to help develop a major aquaculture business platform in Asutralia....
09 January 2014
Israeli Technology to Revolutionise India's Prawn Farming
INDIA - A fresh-water prawn farming project, which is based on a new bio-technology method developed in Israel and has the potential to triple the production of...
07 January 2014
Weekly Overview: EMS Detection Method Hopes to Reduce Outbreaks
ANALYSIS - In this week's news, a research team led by Dr Chu-Fang Lo, Dean of the College of Life Sciences at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan, in...
Research Team Releases PCR-based Method to Detect Shrimp Disease
TAIWAN - A PCR-based method to detect early mortality syndrome (EMS) of shrimp, developed by a Tainan-based research team led by Dr Chu-Fang Lo, Dean of the College...
2013 Overview: A Year of Highs and Lows of the Aquaculture Industry
ANALYSIS - This year has been a mixed year for the aquaculture industry. Early Mortality Syndrome (EMS) has continued to affect shrimp production in Asia and Infectious...
06 January 2014
Viet Nam's Live Black Tiger Shrimp Return to Chinese Market
VIET NAM - Viet Nam’s live black tiger shrimp has been allowed to enter the Chinese market again after the ban set by the market since October 2012....
31 December 2013
Ca Mau Shrimp Sector Attempts to Overcome Hardship
VIET NAM - In 2013, Ca Mau province hit the record high of over $1 billion in seafood exports. To gain the good result, the province strengthened its linkage among...
27 December 2013
Disease Sets to Hit Shrimp Exports Hard
THAILAND - The epidemic of early mortality syndrome (EMS) that has hit Asia's booming shrimp industry will cost Thailand an estimated 50 billion baht in reduced...
18 December 2013
Vietnamese Shrimp Farmers Turn to Biofloc to Control EMS
VIET NAM - In 2012, early mortality syndrome (EMS) on shrimp farms cost farmers VND30,000 billion in loss. The loss in 2013 has been reduced thanks to biofloc technology...
Vietnamese Shrimp Sales to Hit Record High
VIET NAM - The Viet Nam shrimp sector has gained good results in 2013 such as, a recovery in its brackish water shrimp farming, a bumper shrimp harvest and a high...
16 December 2013
Technical Mission to Improve Mexico's Shrimp Production
MEXICO - A technical delegation of researchers, producers and representatives of the Mexican government, who specialise in researching aquaculture species, are visiting...
13 December 2013
Sustainable Shrimp Technology Workshop Receives Funding
CANADA - The Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources, a division within the Marine Institute, will organise a two-day workshop with C$19,941 of funding from the...
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