July/Aug 2013

  • Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis in Shrimp explained
  • Indonesia Lifts Shrimp Production
  • Ocean raised Seabass branded with Singapore
  • Economical Value of Raw Materials in Tilapia Feeds
  • A Changing White Fish Market in Europe

Volume 9, Number 4 July/August 2013 MICA (P) 008/10/2012 ISBN 1793 -0561

From the editor

  • Industrialisation into the Future


  • Early mortality is now a disease or AHPND

Shrimp Culture

  • A buoyant shrimp business in Indonesia
    SCI members take shrimp farming to new levels
  • Industrialisation with a super intensive system
    In Sulawesi, Dr Hasanuddin Atjo innovates for 100 tonnes/ha/crop production
  • Zero water exchange in shrimp farming in Bangladesh
    S. M. Nazmul Alam shows measures to reduce risks of diseases in extensive systems

Fish Culture

  • All the good things for ocean reared seabass
    Barramundi Asia is on track to increase production and market fish branded with Singapore. By Zuridah Merican

Feed Technology

  • Variation of raw materials impacts nutritional and economical value of tilapia feed
    Significant cost savings can be achieved with routine analyses, say Dhanapong Sangsue, Karthik Masagounder and Rob Payne
  • Aflatoxins are a serious threat to the shrimp industry
    Pedro Encarnacao describes the pathological forms of aflatoxicosis and threats
  • Functional feeds as effective strategies against EMS
    These are natural feed additives which combine direct bactericide/bacteriostaticaction and Quorum Sensing inhibition properties. By Peter Coutteau and Tim Goossens

Hatchery Technology

  • Transforming marine fish fry production
    At the new facility in Singapore, MLA is closer to its vision as a leader in industrial marine fish fry production

Catfish in Asia

  • Pangasius farming in the Philippines
    The objective is to be self-sustainable with this rising star, says Rafael D. Guerrero III
  • Vietnam's pangasius catfish reaches maturity in 2013
    Vo Hoang Nguyen asks will it restructure in order to grow?


  • The European white fish market: Recent and expected trends
    Jose Fernandez Polanco says quality expectations and perceptions remain amidst increase in price sensitivity
  • Black tiger shrimp from unique aquaculture improvement initiative
    Branding and marketing this shrimp produced in Vietnam


  • Juvenile mud crab rearing in Malaysia
    A growing interest in mud crab farming is hampered by supply of hatchery reared juveniles. By Kwong Kok Onn
  • Home grown feed mill celebrated 25 years
    Vision is to grow from good to great for Indonesian PT MS

Show Reviews

  • ESE 2013 - Certification and market compliance
  • ISMAF2013 - Renamed the mud crab
  • World Aquaculture 2013 - Strike a chord for sustainable aquaculture, reports Eric Roderick

Company News

  • Custom research feeds / new appointment
  • Strategic alliance / aquaculture data apps
  • First feed mill to meet ASC standard / Mycotoxin Survey Program 2012


  • 2013 Asian Seafood Exposition / Aqua India 2014
  • Internship Challenge at APA 2013

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