Nov/Dec 2010

  • Shrimp Culture
  • Feed Technology
  • Culture technology
  • Industry Review - Marine fish
  • Food safety

Volume 6, Number 6 November/December 2010 MICA (P) 008/10/2010 ISBN 1793-0561

From the editor


News in brief

Shrimp Culture

SPF blue shrimp in 2011
Following trials in Thailand, a diversification to blue shrimp culture is proposed by Jim Wyban

Feed Technology

Methionine: a crucial amino acid in protein reduction diets for the hybrid catfish
Work on the supplementation of DL methionine to low protein diets in Thailand by Orapint Jintasataporn, Dhanapong Sangsue and Andreas Lemme

Extruded snakehead feed in Vietnam
In Vietnam, Su Shi, Dong Qiufen, Nguyen Huu Loi, Vu Quang Lech, Zhang Taizhuo and Yang Yong report that farmers get better margins when using floating feeds

Complete replacement of Artemia cuts weaning time for summer flounder
Larvae are weaned from rotifers to feed by day 24 without Artemia

Culture technology

  • Holistic look at aquaculture in Asia
    Presenters at the ASA-IM conference looked at improving aquaculture management in the region through marketing and innovation.

Industry Review - Marine fish

  • Offshore cage aquaculture technology
    Progress in a cage design that can withstand typhoons
  • Integrated production of Java barramundi
    In Indonesia, Fega Marikultura plans for a responsible and sustainable production of large barramundi in off shore cages. By Zuridah Merican

Food safety

  • Food safety in the live fish hub in Hong Kong
    A new regulation on food safety brings live fish imports in line with other seafood imports.

Health management

  • The safety and efficacy of a Streptococcus iniae vaccine in Asian sea bass
    Immersion followed by injection vaccination is shown as the strategy of choice. By Nantarika Chansue, Jirasak Tangtongpiros and John S. Clark
  • Probiotics during production of the spiny lobster farming
    In Vietnam, Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, Olivier Decamp, Sander Visch and Nguyen Quang Hanh describe the preliminary work to use probiotics to alleviate bacterial infections.


  • NIFTDC in the Philippines
    The current focus is saline tilapia hybrids


  • Asian Seafood 2010
    Asian producers target China and regional markets at this inaugural exposition in Hong Kong

Company/Product News

  • New innovations in feed processing
  • GOAL 2010/liquid silage additives/ASC/GlobalGap Summit/ World Nutrition Forum
  • Fast tracking aquaculture
  • Book review

Show preview

  • Asian Pacific Aquaculture and Giant Prawn 2011
    Indian aquaculture awaits you in Kochi
  • Aquatic Asia 2011
    Targeting aquaculture professionals


  • Feeds and Pet Food Extrusion & events listing