Issue (Jan/Feb 2005)
From the Editor : The paradox in feeding the white shrimp
Focus: Aquafeeds in Asia
- Nurturing industry :
Aquafeed production is on its upward trend in most countries in Asia . To gain a competitive edge, shrimp feed producers are moving upstream in the supply of quality postlarve. A higher consumption of farmed freshwater fish is creating demand for fish feeds.
- Beyond selling feeds :
A different approach from the early 1990s. Overseas Feed Co in the Philippines demonstrates the changing role of a feed producer.
Production: Tilapia in China : domestic markets to sustain growth
- An expected increase in the consumption of tilapia, large domestic markets and technology improvements indicates a huge potential for further expansion of tilapia culture in the country. By Lai Qiuming and Yang Yi
- Post tsunami- Damages assessed and the EU has reduced tariffs for Thailand.
- Indonesia removes ban on shrimp imports- A revocation of the ban imposed in December.
- Philippine hatchery producers losing millions by Philip Cruz.
- World Aquaculture 2005 Trade show to be held in Bali from 9- 13 May 2005.
Developments : White hope in South Thailand
- Farmers are smiling with lower costs and higher margins when culturing the white shrimp. By Ng Chee Kiat
Larval Feeding :
- Microdiets - a decisive replacement in the weaning of larval fish. by Trine Karlsrud
- Alltech's President shares his views on the Asian aquaculture industry.