Jan/Feb 2012

  • Experiences with Shrimp EMS
  • Marine Shrimp in Asia in 2011
  • Changing Focus of Aqua Feeds
  • Lipids and Fatty Acids in Aquaculture Nutrition
  • Fish Body Colouration and Nutrition

Volume 8, Number 1 January/February 2012 MICA (P) 006/10/2011 ISBN 1793-0561

  • From the editor
    What's in store


  • Rising demand for shrimp/ Shifting markets/ Combating disease in shrimp and carp
  • News in brief

Shrimp Culture

  • Opinion article: More on early mortality syndrome in shrimp
    Soraphat Panakorn shares his experiences in understanding and dealing with this syndrome

Aqua Feeds in Asia

  • Changing focus in 2011
    A difficult year for the shrimp feed business in Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia contrasts with expansion in India and a general optimism with marine fish feeds. By Zuridah Merican

Feed Technology

  • 17th Aquaculture Conference Asia Pacific
    The future for healthy seafood with emphasis on lipids and omega n-3 fatty acids, algal DHA and nucleotides at this 17th edition
  • The big ‘CHALLENGE’ in white shrimp
    Growth, survival and immune response of the Pacific white shrimp fed a blend of natural essential oils immunostimulator. By Orapint Jintasataporn and Alessio Bonaldo
  • Changes in fish body colouration and nutrition
    Dong Qiufen, Yang Yong and Su Shi say dietary manipulation can overcome abnormal colouration in skin and flesh
  • Animal origin soluble proteins for fish and shrimp
    Valuable nutrients for shrimp and fish larvae. By Eric De Muylder and Geert van der Velden

Industry Review- Marine Shrimp

  • Shrimp production in Asia in 2011
    High prices but loss of opportunity in most countries while India records high production. AAP reports


  • A potential for marine fish farming in Saudi Arabia
    Rapid growth expected with new hatcheries, cage farms and exotic species. By M.R. Kitto and C.Regunathan


  • China Fisheries and Seafood Expo 2011
    Buying and selling frenzy at Asia’s largest seafood exposition
  • Sustainable seafood in China
    Seafood leaders and NGOs discuss challenges and opportunities unique to China at the Sustainable Seafood Forum

Show Review

  • The future for cage aquaculture in Asia
    Report from the Third International Symposium on Cage Aquaculture in Asia (CAA3)
  • What does Europe have today and what will Europe need from aquaculture tomorrow?
    EU seafood production, selective breeding strategies and sustainability feeds at Aquaculture Europe 2011

Company News

  • New line of shrimp hatchery feeds in China
  • Creating concepts for agribusiness
  • Industrial offshore mariculture technology
  • Opening of a new R&D centre


  • TARS 2012: Shrimp Aquaculture - Shaping the Value Chain
  • 2012 Hinter Symposiums on Nutrition & Feed Technology of Fish & Shellfish
  • Australasian Aquaculture 2012 and listing of events