Nov/Dec 2006

  • Developments
  • Show Report
  • Feed Technology
  • Probiotics
  • Features on marine cage culture

Volume 2 Number 6 November/December 2006 MICA(P) 099/10/2006


  • Pioneering the commercial production of SPF black tiger shrimp in Malaysia
    The results of a 5 year collaborative work to develop SPF Penaeus monodon. By K. Subramaniam, Randall L. Aungst and Nancy ES Tan-Wong

Show Report

  • Skretting Australasian Aquaculture 2006
    From innovations, seafood marketing to successful business at the conference which took place in Adelaide, South Australia, from 28-30 August 2006
  • An open house day on feed extrusion Demonstrations on extrusion technology at the new Australasian Experimental Stockfeed Extrusion Centre in South Australia

Feed Technology

  • Waves of change in animal nutrition
    The trends shaping industry and results of the survey on how key players rate animal nutrition at the Biomin World Nutrition forum. By Kurt Wegleitner
  • Strategies in using plant meals in aquafeeds-learning from animal nutrition How the ‘ideal protein’ concept commonly applied in animal nutrition can be used in reducing the proportions of fishmeal in aquafeeds. By Eddy Sunanto
  • An effect of nucleotides in the Asian Seabass trash fish with nucleotides was demonstrated in this trial with Asian seabass in Thailand. By Thanit Yoonaisil and Joachim W. Hertrampf


  • Success with probiotics in New Caledonian shrimp farms
    Specially selected probiotics are assisting farmers in New Caledonia to improve production of Litopenaeus stylirostris. By D.J.W. Moriarty, O. Decamp, D. Pham, S. De Decker, D. Ansquer, Y. Harache, Régis Bador and P. Lavens
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy of several potential probiotic bacteria Morphological characteristics of probiotic bacteria in the Indian major carps, are shown in this article. By Partha Bandyopadhyay

Features on marine cage culture

  • ‘Bawal Jepang’ from Indonesia
    PT Lucky Samudra Pratama cultures pompano in Pulau Seribu, Indonesia for the Japanese market. By Zuridah Merican and Iffa Suraiya
  • Low cost and typhoon resistant offshore ocean cages for China
    The article describes the ASA_IM program in China to develop a suitable prototype, selfsubmersible offshore cage.

Shrimp pond management

  • Using science to drive black tiger shrimp culture
    Part 2: Developing the right protocols by William Kramer


  • Abalone disease outbreaks in Australia
    A call to establish national bio-security protocols for the abalone industry
  • India looks at crab and high value finfish culture
    MPEDA’s Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture outlines its projects

Trade show

  • Trade at Australasian Aquaculture 2006


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