Nov/Dec 2016

  • Biosecurity, sanitary status and genetics at TARS 2016
  • Rain and shrimp farming
  • Anti-dumping tariffs for Vietnam’s pangasius
  • Gut flora modulation with clay complex in shrimp
  • Promising freshwater prawn farming in Thailand
  • Quality shrimp for best prices

Volume 12, Number 6 November/December 2016 MCI (P) 013/10/2016 ISBN 1793 -056

From the editor

  • 2016 - A rather difficult year


  • Aquaculture industry engagement day 2016 in Singapore

In Brief

  • Marketing Taiwan’s farmed groupers
  • Precision feed for automated feeders using acoustics

Shrimp Culture

  • How does rainfall affect shrimp pond water parameters?
    Soraphat Panakorn and Erin Tan discuss direct and indirect effects & measures to overcome losses

TARS 2016: Shrimp Aquaculture & The New Normal: Part 2

  • Biosecurity, sanitary status and genetics
  • A new reality with nurseries
  • Addressing feed ingredient excellence for a stable industry
  • Nutrition & diseases
  • Towards a sustainable industry

Feed Technology

  • Study on the effects of dietary methionine + cysteine supplementation on the white shrimp under pond culture conditions
    This produced dietary levels for optimal weight gain. By Alexandros Samartzis, Nathan Felix, Karthik Masagounder and Girish Channarayapatna
  • The fish meal dilemma: Shrimp performance with plant-based protein diets
    Mycotoxin contamination, single and as well as co-contamination at various degrees can have negative effects on shrimp performance, by Anwar Hasan and Rui Goncalves
  • Copper-montmorillonite complex as preventive action through gut flora modulation
    A clay complex has protective intestinal action by lowering the pathogenic pressure in shrimp, say Maarten Jay van Schoonhoven, Marie Gallissot and Orapint Jintasataporn

Freshwater prawn culture

  • Freshwater prawn farming in Thailand: Striving for sustainability
    Despite increasing competition from white shrimp, Thailand’s freshwater prawn farming is still promising. By Krishna R. Salin and Inamul Hassan


  • Antidumping tariffs for Vietnam’s pangasius
    Vietnam’s exports to US are critically dependent on surrogate country and surrogate value experts, says Anh Quynh Nguyen
  • From pond to market: Quality shrimp for best prices: Part 1: At the pond side
    Herve Lucien Brun guides farmers on how to keep shrimp in the best condition during and post-harvest

Company News

  • Driving the protein economy at WNF2016
  • Global leader in phytogenics by 2020
  • Award for innovation in shrimp feed/Cross-licensing agreement
  • A new snakehead breeding project/New location in Vietnam
  • Start of production in Antwerp/Acquisition
  • Contribution to Aquaculture Chennai 2016
  • Protein for sustainable aqua feeds
  • Microalgae as new feed ingredient
  • AE 2016/Small revolution for marine fry and fingerlings


  • Spotlight on Africa at World Aquaculture 2017
  • Practical Short Course on Feeds & Pet Food Extrusion