March/April 2019

  • Integration in Marine Fish Production
  • Revisiting EMS/AHPND
  • Igy Boosting Immunity in Shrimp
  • Beyond Feeds to Support Farmers
  • Why Animal Welfare in Aquaculture

Volume 15, Number 2 March/April 2019 MCI (P) 008/10/2018 ISBN 1793 -056

From the editor

  • Industry, Research and Nation building


  • Past, present and future in marine aquaculture

Shrimp Culture

  • The good, the bad and the ugly side of shrimp farming
    An opinion article by Manoj M Sharma on settling the blame game in India
  • Health and Disease Management
    IgY boosting Immunity in shrimp
    IgY antibodies act as immune modulator to protect shrimp from microbial infections By Fazle Elah, Hyuck-Se Kwon and Nam-Hyung Lee
  • Revisiting EMS/AHPND
    In its 10th year, four stakeholders share their understanding of this disease
  • Why animal welfare is gaining prominence in aquaculture
    Douglas Waley and Stephanie Ghislain say that animal welfare guarantees are becoming very meaningful to consumers in some markets

Feed Technology

  • Egypt’s newest aquafeed producer goes beyond feeds to support farmers
    Grand Fish Feed assists tilapia farmers with overcoming production challenges, mainly summer mortality syndrome
  • The 8th Annual Alltech Global Feed Survey
    Aquafeed saw a healthy growth of 4% in 2018 over that in 2017
  • Formulation of low phosphorus feeds for shrimp
    Phosphate reserves are limited and over-use of phosphates in feeds for fish and shrimp can lead to environmental issues, say Sjo Zwart, Rafael Coelho and Daniel Lemos

Industry Review

  • Full integration along the value chain ensures traceability
    For Malaysia’s GST group, the transition into a fully integrated aquaculture business is now complete with feed milling in 2018. By Zuridah Merican
  • 35 years in aquaculture
    Artemia is synonymous with INVE Aquaculture but more is expected with holistic solutions for aquaculture in Asia
  • Return of the kancra fish
    Muhamad Husen envisages a revival of this endangered fish following success in domestication


  • Using brine to deep freeze shrimp
    In part 2, Hervé Lucien-Brun continues the technical discussion with brine freezing systems

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