Mar/April 2014

  • India's Shrimp Industry scales new heights
  • Shrimp Farms in China confront EMS
  • Tilapia Health Challenges in Brazil
  • Growing with India's Aquafeed Market
  • Insect Meal and Oil

Volume 10, Number 2 March/April 2014 MICA (P) 008/10/2013 ISBN 1793 -0561

From the editor

  • The middle income trap
  • Living with diseases
    Research and efforts to mitigate shrimp diseases at APA2013 farmer session

Shrimp Culture

  • India: new heights in shrimp production
    At Aqua India 2014, sustaining production and awareness on EMS
  • AHPND/EMS: From the academic science perspective to the production point of view
    Loc H. Tran, Kevin Fitzsimmons and Donald V. Lightner explain the next step and how to mitigate the disease
  • The state of shrimp production in China
    Factors behind the decline to 1.1 million tonnes in 2013 and recommendations to overcome challenges in 2014, by Zhong Yuming, Dong Qiufen, Zhang Song and Yang Yong

Feed Technology

  • Insect-based protein and oil
    Franck Ducharne looks at the realities in the development of a new and sustainable alternative feed ingredient.
  • Marine sulphated polysaccharides at the heart of innovation in aquaculture
    Seaweed as the core ingredient for products for animal nutrition and health. By Adrien Louyer, Jean Peignon and Marie Gallissot
  • A long-term commitment for aqua feeds in India
    Growel Feeds as it grows together with the aquaculture industry

Industry Review - Tilapia

  • Feed management practices in tilapia aquaculture in Malaysia
    Wing-Keong Ng, Sih-Win Teh, Kabir M.A. Chowdhury and Dominique P. Bureau say a focus on technical aspects, genetic strains and cost-effective feeds may boost production.

Health Management

  • Health challenges in tilapia culture in Brazil
    Santiago Benites de Padua and Claudinei da Cruz say that a stable and efficient production require change in concepts with regards to sanitary and health management

Marine Fish

  • Milkfish production in the Philippines
    Higher production with intensive systems while boneless milkfish opens export markets. By Rafael D. Guerrero III
  • Realising the potential of marine fish fry
    Integrated products to improve culture and enrich large amounts of rotifers


  • Sustainability trends in Asian aquaculture
    Management of aquaculture at area or zonal level is fundamental for its future. By Luca Micciche

Show Review

  • Positioning for profit
    The plenary and trade show at Asian Pacific Aquaculture 2013, Vietnam

Company News

  • Aqua additives for a sustainable blue revolution
  • Getting more from less
  • New aquaculture centre in Singapore
  • ARC's 25 years of research
  • Health tests on feeds/New hammermill
  • New acquisition and event


  • Victam / FIAAP / GRAPAS Asia 2014 / World Aquaculture 2014