Jan/Feb 2008

  • Shrimp Culture
  • Industry Review
  • Conference Report
  • Focus on Aquafeed Production in Asia
  • Feed Technology

Volume 4, Number 1 January/February 2008 MICA (P) 096/10/2007

Shrimp Culture

  • A way to sustainability with vannamei shrimp
    One should be content with lower stocking density, according to Setyo Irianto in Bali. By Zuridah Merican

Industry Review

  • Marine shrimp
    Production, industry trends and outlook for 2008.
  • Marine shrimp in Malaysia
    An opportunity to return to black tiger shrimp culture by Subramaniam Kathamuthu

Conference Report

  • 13th DSM conference 2007
    Bringing to industry recent developments in shrimp culture, biotechnology in shrimp disease etc,

Focus on Aquafeed Production in Asia

  • Uncertainties ahead
    How industry meets challenges in rising raw material and production costs, low fish and shrimp prices.
  • Thai Luxe celebrates twenty years in Thailand
    An interview with top management on significant developments in production and marketing of shrimp and fish feeds

Feed Technology

  • Advances in nutrition, ingredients usage and processing
    Experts discuss nutritional genomics, DDGS in aqua feeds, substitution of fish meal in marine fish feeds and advances in extrusion. Extracts from the 13th DSM Conference
  • Refining the nutrient requirements of the white shrimp
    Dr Elizabeth Cruz Suarez details new developments in the nutrition of Litopenaeus vannamei
  • Improving shrimp performance and better profit margins in India and Bangladesh
    The application of a unique sustainable proprietary ingredient has contributed to a lower production cost and a higher output in farm trials in India and Bangladesh. By Chris King, Mohammad Mamun and Dhanunjaya Goud
  • Insect peptide protein to partially replace fishmeal in feeds for L. vannamei
    Wang Guang-Jun, Zhong Ming, Xie Jun, Yu De- Guang, Yin Guang-Ping discuss their results from a 56-day evaluation in outdoor ponds in Guangzhou with insect peptide protein

Marketing Tilapia

  • Branding and business of sustainable farming of tilapia
    At Tilapia 2007, experts and industry leaders discuss branding, marketing and business models
  • HQS-A unique business model in Hainan
    An interview with Norbert Sporns, CEO on new business models for value adding tilapia products

Show Previews

  • Victam Asia 2008 & Feed Ingredients & Additives Asia Pacific 2008, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Giant Malaysia Prawn 2008, Skretting Australasian 2008

Show Reviews

  • Eurasia 2007
    Held in Istanbul in October, Aquaculture Europe 2007 looked at conflicts that aquaculture faces globally

Company News

  • Bernaqua & Ocialis, Kiotechagil, GAA and Aova Technologies

Product News

  • Elisa kits from Tecna, Automated micro diet feeding system from Australia, New extruders from Jiangsu Muyang