July/Aug 2010

  • Health and Biosecurity
  • Feed Technology
  • Industry Review - Freshwater fish/prawn
  • Developments
  • Marketing

Volume 6, Number 4 July/August 2010 MICA (P) 028/10/2009 ISBN 1793-0561

  • From the editor
  • News
    Catfish versus Catfish/Tilapia 2010
  • News in brief

Health and Biosecurity

  • The proactive way to live with WSSV
    There is still no zero exposure to WSSV even with a rigid biosecurity system at a farm in the Philippines say Roselyn Usero and Leobert D. de la Peí±a
  • Responsible use of drugs in Vietnamese pangasius farming
    Industry needs a holistic approach for disease management to be sustainable. By Cedric Komar and Dang Thi Hoang Oanh

Feed Technology

  • Energy partitioning for white shrimp fed rendered animal proteins
    A poultry by-product meal replacing fish meal did not affect the digestive process of shrimp. By Jorge A Suí¡rez, Gabriela Gaxiola, Sergio Nates and Gerald Cuzon
  • Yeast in aquaculture from nutrition to well-being
    Philippe Tacon and Eric Auclair discuss the role of yeast in aquaculture.

Industry Review - Freshwater fish/prawn

  • Indian freshwater fish farming: moving to soy-based extruded fish feeds
    P. E. Vijay Anand, Michael Cremer and G. Ramesh describe the evolution of this new business sector using soy-based extruded floating fish feeds in India.
  • Making a difference in Thailand
    Small margins in freshwater prawn farming require caution in production and the ability to innovate. By Soraphat Panakorn and Zuridah Merican


  • Thailand’s vannamei aquaculture: From 2009 to Q1 2010
    Dhanapong Sangsue says that production of Thai shrimp has reached its maturity.
  • Pond mesocosm hatchery for blue swimmer crabs
    This is the new system developed in Malaysia to maintain optimal culture conditions.


  • Unleashing the potential of six tropical species for the French market
    Unique species debut in French market with help of top chefs. By Zuridah Merican
  • Certification and sustainable aquaculture at the ESE 2010 in Brussels
  • ASC - The fruition of Aquaculture Dialogue standards
    An interview with CEO Philip Smith as the standard holding body gears up for the certification process
  • First certification in tilapia and pangasius
    GlobalGap announces first experiences in certification of these two species.

Company/Products News

  • MDU technology for shrimp feeds
  • New website/MSC Certification
  • Aquaculture discussion at 26th Alltech Symposium on Animal Health and Nutrition
  • Fast separation of freshly hatched nauplii/ BAP Certification Standards for feed mills
  • Book review

Show Reviews

  • Aquaculture at Ildex Vietnam 2010


  • International Conferences on Indonesian Aquaculture and Shrimp Aquaculture 2010