Mar/Apr 2006

  • Issue Focus: Aquafeed Production
  • Industry Review
  • Disease Management
  • Feed Technology
  • Nucleotides: The performance promoter

Volume 2 Number 2 March/April 2006 MICA(P ) 094/10/2005
CEO Interview : Gold Coin’s new CEO, JC Filippi unveils his vision for the aqua feed division.
Issue Focus: Aquafeed Production

  • Better sales of shrimp feeds and expansion into fish feeds.
    Some updates on aqua feed production
  • Reaching new heights in China
    Guangdong Haid Industrial Group will continue to seek new markets and go global
  • A diversification to fish feeds
    Thai Union Feedmill’s integration into the shrimp culture industry continues in 2006 with a hatchery. Next will be feeds for freshwater fish

Industry Review

  • Marine finfish cage culture
    Production is on the rise in China and Southeast Asia but is limited by environmental and operational issues
  • Disease Management
    Important parasitic diseases in cultured marine fish in the Asia-Pacific region. Part Two: Control measures
    In this second and final part, the authors discuss the general considerations for diseases control and management.By Leong Tak Seng, Zilong Tan and William J. Enright

Feed Technology

  • FAQs on mycotoxins in aquafeeds
    Peter Spring answers questions from the impact of mycotoxins on aquaculture to solutions for the aqua feed producer.
  • Nucleotides: The performance promoter
    The enhancement of the immune system and growth in shrimp fed feed supplemented with nucleotides. By Shravan K. Mishra and Joachim W. Hertrampf


  • The seafood industry in Vietnam
    Foreign investments in Vietnam’s seafood processing will be the catalyst to better its competitiveness in world markets. By Frederick Tan

Conference Report

  • A balanced view
    At the annual DSM conference held in November 2005, discussions were on seafood marketing into Europe, profiling European consumers, nutritional strategies to improve health and aquaculture developments and systems


  • A multiplication centre for black tiger shrimp
    Trial production and sales of SPF black tiger postlarvae will start in South Vietnam
  • A new beginning for Indonesian shrimp
    The target production in 2006 will be 350,000 mt but there are obstacles. By Iffa Suraiya
  • The 5th Shrimp Congress in the Philippines
    A meeting to prepare industry for an eventual commercialisation of the white shrimp in the country
  • Show preview AQUA 2006
    A review on some of the products and services which will be on display at the AQUA 2006 in Florence, Italy.

Company News

  • Going to the next level
    Challenges faced in his marine finfish cage farm is preparing Stuart Keable for the next phase of his business