May/June 2008

  • Shrimp Culture
  • Focus on Food Safety
  • Industry Review
  • Feed Technology
  • Health Management

Volume 4, Number 3 May/June 2008 MICA (P) 096/10/2007

Shrimp Culture

  • Committed to black tiger shrimp
    Farming black tiger shrimp is a long term business for JW Aquaculture, Malaysia and the strategy is to manage costs. By Zuridah Merican
  • Choosing quality black tiger shrimp postlarvae
    Some criteria for post larval quality by Shravan Kumar Mishra and Joachim W Hertrampf

Focus on Food Safety

  • Food safety in Indonesia- What do stakeholders say?
    A traceability program is being promoted by the government and shrimp farming associations. Iffa Suraiya poses some FAQs to stakeholders.
  • Developing certification standards for pangasius aquaculture
    As culture evolves, concerns are on sustainability. By Flavio Corsin

Industry Review

  • Sustainability issues in Vietnam's catfish industry
    Issues of environment protection, food safety, nutrition and health management are now critical for its long term development strategy. By Víµ Hoí ng Nguyíªn

Feed Technology

  • Aquafeed Horizons Asia 2008
    The latest on processing technology and ingredients for aqua feeds at this conference in March 2008, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Prebiotics, organic acids and plant-based immunostimulants
    Their potential as feed additives to improve the culture of aquatic animals by Matthew R. P. Briggs and Antonio Martinez Sanchez
  • Enhancing value of expensive ingredients and nutrients
    Peter Coutteau, Sam Ceulemans, Wouter Meeuws, Alexander Van Halteren, Rocio Robles and Abidin Nur discuss using innovative feed concentrates to maximize feed utilization

Health Management

  • Ulcerative disease in cultured grouper in Khanh Hoa Province, Vietnam
    A survey on the ulcerative disease of several groupers by Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy and Nguyen Huu Dung
  • Nucleotides for growth and health
    Impact in vannamei shrimp and tilapia by Hervé Lucien-Brun and Frédéric Vidal
  • Role of Bacillus probiotics in fish larvae production
    Olivier Decamp describes the use of selected strains of Bacillus as alternatives to prophylactic use of chemicals in the hatchery


  • Mass production of algae for the global aquaculture market.

Show Report

  • Victam Asia & FIAAP 2008

Company News

  • New approach to disease testing and food safety
  • ASA-IM and IB has developed soybased fish feed extrusion facilities for fish feeds
  • Key nutrients in Antarctic krill
  • LIR, BASF, Wenger, Alltech and Moana

Product News

  • Fish meal replacements, shrimp hatchery feed, aeration, phytochemicals and herbal additives

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  • Skretting Australasian Aquaculture conference and trade show 2008, August 3-6, 2008, Brisbane
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