Sept/Oct 2013

  • Controlling IMNV in Vannamei Shrimp in Indonesia
  • New Benchmark for Postlarvae in Vietnam
  • Amino Acids in Aquafeeds
  • RSA in Asian Shrimp
  • Challenges to Finfish Aquaculture in Asia

Volume 9, Number 5 September/October 2013 MICA (P) 008/10/2013 ISBN 1793 -0561

From the editor

  • Changing our mindset to work together


  • Shrimp imports to US/ EMS and inbreeding

Shrimp Culture

  • Prevention and control of IMNV in vannamei shrimp in Indonesia
    Poh Yong Thong says basic good aquaculture practices and biosecurity are keys to overcoming crop losses
  • Raising the bar for post larvae production in Vietnam
    Setting the benchmark for quality post larvae. By Zuridah Merican

Feed Technology

  • Availability of amino acids in aqua diets
    Part 1: Digestibility and availability of free amino acids. By Andreas Lemme, Claudia Figueiredo-Silva, Christoph Kobler and Stefan Mack
  • Inclusion of enzymes can reduce cost and environmental impact of vannamei shrimp production
    By Orapint Jintasataporn, Natchanok Amornthewaphat and Tiago Santos

Finfish Aquaculture

  • TARS 2013: Taking Asia's finfish aquaculture to the next level.
    Part 1. The challenges of intensification; from domestication and genetics, hatchery management and developing ideal feeds
  • Korea-China-Japan joint symposium on aquaculture
  • Responsible and Sustainable Aquaculture
    Responsible shrimp farming in Vietnam and globally
    Progress on several initiatives for responsibly farmed shrimp production
  • A commitment to the environment
    Thai shrimp farmers walk the talk in their coastal areas. By Zuridah Merican and Soraphat Panakorn


  • Launch of the Global Salmon Initiative
    Leadership initiative as a path towards significant change
  • Vietfish 2013: Sustainable seafood production

Company News

  • Expanding marine fish business
  • An Indonesian innovation for cage culture
  • A newco and downstream integration
  • Production stability with new feed
  • Aquaculture Industry Engagement Day in Singapore
  • Innovation for hatchery efficiency/Asia Nutrition Forum
  • Future in 2020

VICTAM Asia 2014/New fish anaesthetic

Show Review

  • FITA 2013: Innovations as accelerator for the Blue Economy


  • Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2013
  • Course on Feeds & Pet Food Extrusion
  • Aquafeed Horizons Asia 2014