Jan/Feb 2017

  • Industry review: Shrimp production trends in Asia
  • Managing off-flavour in Thai seabass
  • A mycotoxin threat to yellow catfish
  • 'Back to Basics' for aqua feeds
  • Genetic improvement of giant freshwater prawn
  • Moving aquaculture in Taiwan

Volume 13, Number 1 January/February 2017 MCI (P) 013/10/2016 ISBN 1793 -056

From the editor

  • The year ahead - opportunities to be had


  • TIFSS 2016: Taiwan's aquacuIture industry leaders

Shrimp Culture

  • Balancing the pond ecosystem in shrimp farming
    Poh Yong Thong says poor farm management disrupts the delicate balance in shrimp pond ecosystems

Marine Fish

  • Asian Seabass in Thailand:off-flavour and markets
    Markets consider fish with off-flavour as low quality and the solution is planning pond management prior to harvest. By Suthi Mahalao, Tavatchai Chidchomsrichantra and Olivier Decamp

Industry Review-Marine shrimp in Asia

  • Shrimp production trends in Asia in 2016
    Growth was mired by inclement weather, droughts, rains and disease. By Zuridah Merican

Feed Technology

  • Immunostimulants need appropriate dosages and administration time to mitigate AHPND infections in white shrimp
    Loc Tran, Nadège Richard and Philippe Tacon show how yeast parietal fractions act to give resistance to shrimp challenged by AHPND
  • The mycotoxin threat to yellow catfish
    Protecting yellow catfish from aflatoxins. By Rui A. Goní§alves and Michele Muccio
  • 'Back to Basics' for nutritional requirements and aqua feeds
    Report on the annual DSM Aquaculture Conference in 2016
  • How can yeast derivatives support aquaculture production?
    When combined, different yeast fractions exert a synergistic effect on the immune system in fish and shrimp. By Stephane Ralite, Eric Leclerc and Sylvie Roquefeuil
  • Apparent phosphorus digestibility coefficients of inorganic feed phosphates for the tilapia
    An evaluation on two sources of calcium phosphate. By Hélène Briand
  • An environmentally friendly approach for healthy aquaculture production
    Aromatic and medicinal plants show antiparasitic effects in fish and shrimp. By Cristina Garcí­a-Diez, Álvaro Rodríguez Sánchez-Arévalo and Antonio Martí­nez.


  • Genetic improvement of giant freshwater prawn based on SPF populations
    Donghuo Jiang discusses the first selective breeding program.


  • From pond to market: Quality shrimp for best prices
    Part 2: At the processing plant, Herve Lucien Brun says that procedures must be carried out meticulously to ensure consistent product quality

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  • Company News & Events
    Focus on aquaculture at WNF 2016
  • Acquisition of fish feed company Haiwei
  • Graduate scholarships in aquaculture
  • TIFSS 2016, PART 2: Taiwan’s innovators & movers in aquaculture
  • Market authorisation for fish vaccine/ Collaboration in Thailand’s tilapia industry
  • SFT awards diplomas