May/June 2011

  • Shrimp Culture
  • Feed Technology
  • Pangasius Catfish
  • Responsible and Sustainable Aquaculture
  • Marketing
  • Company / Product News

Volume 7, Number 3 May/June 2011 MICA (P) 008/10/2010 ISBN 1793-0561

  • From the editor
  • News
  • Issues and controversy in pangasius industry/better year for shrimp in Indonesia
  • News in brief

Shrimp Culture

  • Seeing returns in a North Malaysian shrimp farm
    Science and experience merge to produce healthy shrimp. By Zuridah Merican
  • BMP in shrimp farming: The success story in Surat
    Manoj M. Sharma demonstrates that key to steady success is best management practices.

Feed Technology

  • New heights for Betagro’s aqua feeds by 2012
    An interview with Dr Nopporn Vayuchote and Worrawut Vanitkulbodee in Bangkok.
  • The use of microarray technology in fish
    Keith Filer says this is to study gene expression during adaptations and nutritional responses to diet changes.
  • Making strides in aquaculture with natural trace minerals
    Growth effects of a certified organic trace mineral booster in juvenile tilapia. By Damon Fodge, Sarapong Rattanagulvaranon and Nguyen Thi Minh Huong

Pangasius Catfish

  • Pangasius catfish in India
    Two industry leaders are moving ahead with feeds and fillet processing, respectively.
  • Vietnam: Pangasius production and exports in 2010
    In 2010, the country produced 1.14 million tonnes, reports Le Thi Ngoc Diep.

Responsible and Sustainable Aquaculture

  • Pangasius: a fight between actual and perceived sustainability.
    A commentary by Flavio Corsin
  • Q&A on sustainability
    Ocialis’ Stéphane Ralite says there is no choice for aquaculture.
  • Responsible sourcing of farmed products
    Valeska Weymann and Mario Velasco explain GlobalGap’s new cycle of aquaculture certification


  • Prevention, verification and cooperation in food safety
    A proactive way to prevent food safety problems with aquaculture products, says the team from U.S. FDA’s Centre of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
  • Transforming aquaculture production
    Experts give their views at the conference on ‘Culture Quality Seafood’ in Bangkok.

Company /Product News

  • Larger dryer production facility/New shrimp post larvae feeds.
  • Creating a superbrand - the KFC story.
  • New growth promoting products in Surat Thani/Auto feeder.


  • Aquatic Asia & VIV Asia 2011, March 9-11, Bangkok
    Moving from feed to fish in this first edition.


  • Forthcoming events