May/June 2015

  • Review: Aqua Feeds in Asia - Selective Growth in 2014 - Larger Industry in India - Fast and Furious in Vietnam
  • Success with Shrimp in Freshwater Ponds
  • EMS/AHPND and Functional Feeds
  • Consequences of Fumonisins in Fish Feed

Volume 11, Number 3 May/June 2015 MCI (P) 014/10/2014 ISBN 1793 -056

From the editor

  • Consequences and Communication


  • A healthier pangasius industry

Shrimp Culture

  • How to culture marine shrimp successfully in freshwater ponds
    Soraphat Panakorn describes the attention to mineral composition in water and culture management at Chaiwat farm in Thailand.
  • Servicing small farmers in Ben Tre
    Centres where farmers meet to get updates on culture practices while waiting for results on pond water analysis

Industry Review: Aqua Feeds in Asia

  • Selective growth again
    Bearish sentiments with falling currencies and the lacklustre shrimp industry in 2014. By Zuridah Merican
  • India: A larger aqua feed industry in 2014
    D. Ajaya Bhaskar says that expansion to meet aqua feed demand in 2014 is now curtailed by challenging times in shrimp and fish farming.
  • Fast and furious - Vietnam's shrimp feed business
    How Sheng Long Bio Tech International Co is set to grow in the region.
  • Co May installs new fish feed production line
  • Global feed survey
  • JV on high performance aqua feed production in China
  • Marketing nursery feeds in the Philippines and Indonesia

Feed Technology

  • Potential of functional feed additives for EMS/AHPND prevention
    By Loc H. Tran, Phuc Nhu Hoang, Oanh Hoang Bui, Trang Dai Nguyen, Allen Ming-Hsun Wu, Sam Ceulemans and Peter Coutteau.
  • The consequences of fumonisins in fish feed
    By Verena Starkl and Karin Naehrer
  • Effect of silica supplement on growth performance and health condition of juvenile shrimp
    By Wutiporn Phromkunthong


  • Tilapia 2015, Part 1: Regional developments in tilapia production
    Report from a recent conference and trade show by Eric Roderick.

Show Review

  • Aquatic VIV Asia 2015
    A focus on sustainable aquaculture.

Company News

  • Asia benefits from krill
  • Bringing extruded shrimp feeds into Asia
  • New feed launch
  • New corporate identity
  • Views on sustainable aquaculture
  • Launch of FIAAP, VICTAM and GRAPAS Asia 2016


  • Preview of TARS 2015, August 19-20, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 6th AQUATECH 2015, May 28-29, Tagaytay City, Philippines