Mar/April 2015

  • Industry Review - Tilapia in India and Bangladesh - Epidemiology of Streptococcosis in Malaysia
  • Benefits of Nursery Phase in Shrimp Farming
  • Tracking Typhoons and WSSV
  • Super Intensive Vannamei Shrimp Farming in Sulawesi

Volume 11, Number 2 March/April 2015 MCI (P) 014/10/2014 ISBN 1793 -056

From the editor

  • Change and Continuity


  • Fish health/new AP4 to detect AHPND bacteria

Shrimp Culture

  • Super intensive shrimp farming in West Sulawesi
    How far can we go with stocking density in intensive vannamei shrimp culture? By Poh Yong Thong
  • In the Philippines, linking WSSV outbreaks and fish kills to typhoons
    Chris Mitchum Ganancial describes tracking low pressure in project NOAH to avoid or even pre-empt WSSV

Nursery Technology

  • Nursery phase in shrimp farming: Benefits beyond EMS
    Fernando Garcia Abad looks at design of nursery systems and transfer techniques to maintain health of post larvae

Feed Technology

  • Supplemental diets in juvenile production of Nile tilapia
    By Santiago Benites de Padua, Roney Nogueira de Menezes Filho, Mauricio Laterí§a Martins and Mariana Midori Nagata
  • Yeast parietal fractions enhance the immune response of shrimp towards AHPND infections
    By Dang Thi Hoang Oanh and Philippe Tacon

Disease and Biotechnology

  • Fish health management challenges in marine fish aquaculture in Southeast Asia
    Leong Tak Seng discusses disease threats in cage farming, in particular bacterial pathogens.
  • Recent advances in the understanding and mitigation of EMS/AHPND
    Multidisciplinary research sheds more light on the characterisation, detection and mitigation of the disease. By Wing-Keong Ng

Industry Review-Tilapia

  • Trending the tilapia in India
    Farming is beginning with support of local governments. By B. Laxmappa and P.Suresh
  • Tilapia farming and trade in Bangladesh
    Fatima Ferdouse says the country has a potential to develop sustainable production
  • Streptococcosis in cultured red tilapia in Malaysia
    Epidemiology will help in its future control and prevention, says Mohamad Noor Amal Azmai


  • Ways to sustainable aquaculture
    Co-development in ASEAN at the sustainable aquaculture workshop in Taiwan, by Zuridah Merican Part 2: Institutional and R&D support

Company News

  • Aquaculture bioremediation
  • Strategic alliance on crustacean and fish nutrition
  • A sustainable future for krill
  • Next generation pumps and products for RAS
  • In Vietnam-new aquaculture research centre and GMP certification
  • Quorum Sensing to select feed additive ingredients


  • World Aquaculture 2015
  • 6th AQUATECH 2015