July/Aug 2015

  • Polychaete Farming Business in Thailand
  • Probiotics for Disease Prevention in Shrimp and Tilapia Farming
  • Biofloc Farm for Spanish Live Shrimp Market
  • Micro Aquatic Feeds
  • Taiwan's Seafood Business

Volume 11, Number 4 July/August 2015 MCI (P) 014/10/2014 ISBN 1793 -0561

From the editor

  • Consequences and Communication


  • Biosecurity strategies at AquaForum 2015

Shrimp Culture

  • Polychaetes for shrimp brood stock maturation
    The long road to success was not easy for Thailand’s Siam Sand Worm farms, by Soraphat Panakorn
  • A field study on probiotic applications in closed water systems
    Experiences in Indonesia demonstrate how to minimise disease outbreaks, by Jutta Zwielehner and Anwar Hasan
  • Managing risks in shrimp farming through disease prevention and health
    Fernando Garcia Abad, Wee Kok Leong and Brendan Yeo Wee Leng summarise actions for small and medium scale farmers
  • Fresh and live shrimp from biofloc farm in Spain
    Herve Lucien-Brun and Manuel Poulain detail the set up and operations of Gamba Natural

Fish Culture

  • Bangladesh: Improving productivity of tilapia in ponds
    Meezanur Rahman, Hasan Uz Zaman and Olivier Decamp show the efficacy of probiotics in disease prevention and increasing yields

Feed Technology

  • Micro Aquatic Feeds
    Joseph P. Kearns walks through the extrusion process following the ingredient flow
  • Single cell protein for animal nutrition
    A highly digestible, environmentally and economically sustainable single cell protein
  • Effect of yeast prebiotic on Vibrio parahaemolyticus resistance in white shrimp
    By Orapint Jintasataporn
  • Reduction of super prime fish meal in diets for olive flounder with graded levels of functional hydrolysates
    By Mikael Herault, Vincent Fournier, Sanaz Khosravi and Kyeong-Jun Lee
  • Dietary protease improves growth performance and size distribution of snakehead fed a low fish meal diet
    By Do Thi Thanh Huong, Nicolas Isidori, Herve Lucien-Brun and M. A. Kabir Chowdhury
  • Zero capture fishmeal in feed for tiger shrimp in Australia
    Researchers say that this is a potential game changer for shrimp feed, says Sunil Kadri


  • Aquaculture climate risk and insurance
    Katherine Hawes looks at insurance for culture stock and the new challenge of global warming


  • 2015 Taiwan Fisheries and Seafood Show

Company News

  • Push for international collaboration in aquaculture
  • Technical booklet on Feed Ingredients/Tech Center celebrates 50th anniversary
  • Launch of fast and efficient paddle mixer/ High yield tilapia
  • A crucial step towards achieving the perfect pellet / New website
  • Targets for sustainability


  • Practical Short Course on Aqua Feed Extrusion / Events