May/June 2013

  • Renaissance of Black Tiger Shrimp in Malaysia
  • Successful Hatchery Business in Phuket
  • Managing EMS in Vietnam
  • Tilapia Health in Thailand
  • Chinook Salmon in China

Volume 9, Number 3 May/June 2013 MICA (P) 008/10/2012 ISBN 1793 -0561

From the editor

  • Sustainability gaining traction


  • Into another year with EMS in Malaysia/AHPNS pathogen identified

Shrimp Culture

  • Winning formula in PL production
    How Thai Pacific Aquaculture is winning over markets and trust of consumers. By Soraphat Panakorn, Karunithi Muthusamy and Zuridah Merican
  • Some success stories in Vietnam
    The key factor at five farms is management on demand with careful monitoring, says Soraphat Panakorn

Fish Culture

  • Tilapia in Thailand: Fish health and controlling Streptococcus
    The MSD team is bringing best practices from Brazil to Thailand and Tavatchai Chidchomsrichantra discusses the marketing of Thai tilapia

Feed Technology

  • Effects of a mycotoxin binder on male red tilapia performance
    Adrien Louyer and Marie Gallissot show better growth performance with a wide range mycotoxin binder
  • Communication to promote progress
    Tang Xuemin and Xiong Dingle report on the meeting for China's feed and shrimp industry players

Hatchery Management

  • Application of probiotics in shrimp hatcheries improves utilisation of microalgae
    Jutta Zwielehner, Goní§alo A. Santos and Pedro Encarnacao say that in combination with a multi-strain probiotic, freeze-dried algae improves performance of post larvae
  • SPF vannamei broodstock for the first time in India
    RGCA and Oceanic Institute collaborate to supply 45,000 brood stock annually
  • A renaissance in black tiger shrimp production with SPF post larvae
    Malaysian Manungjv is leading with SPF brood stock from Madagascar. By Zuridah Merican

Marine Fish

  • Chinook salmon production in China slows after test marketing
    Fish from a closed containment system in Benxi is marketed as a safe seafood for the middle class in China. By Bob Tkacz
  • How to optimise colour in farmed fish?
    Alastair Smart discusses visual appearances of several species of marine fish


  • High welfare Scottish farmed salmon - lessons for Asian aquaculture?
    Will Asian producers look at how welfare can be improved to secure future markets, ask David C Little, Douglas Waley, Scott Bremer and Francis J Murray

Show Review

  • VIV Asia/Aquatic Asia 2013
    The fast moving aquaculture business at these industry shows
  • Thai shrimp business in Suratthani
    Trade at the annual meeting of Thailand's shrimp industry

Company News

  • Extrusion validation study/ EFSA opinion
  • Less waste and more research feed the world of tomorrow, says Viggo Halseth
  • Acquisitions
  • Aquaculture lighting and appointment
  • Launch of FIAAP/Victam/GRAPAS Asia 2014


  • TARS 2013, Singapore
  • FITA 2013, Lombok, Indonesia