Sept/Oct 2014

  • Back to basics & a sustainable shrimp farming business
  • Reducing parasitism in Nile tilapia
  • Shaping India’s aquaculture
  • Marketing Philippine vannamei shrimp
  • TARS 2014, moving industry forward

Volume 10, Number 5 SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014 MCI (P) 014/10/2014 ISBN 1793 -0561

From the editor

  • Reviving shrimp aquaculture in Asia at TARS 2014


  • Optimising opportunities at the 9th PhilShrimp Congress/ASEAN shrimp standards

Shrimp Culture

  • A renaissance in Malaysia
    At the Felcra farm, managing risks for a sustainable shrimp farming business. By Zuridah Merican and Karunanithi
  • Back to basics: shrimp culture at its best
    Erin Tan explains how some farms in Malaysia manage EMS
  • Controlling Vibrio spp. in shrimp farming
    Rui Goní§alves and Jutta Zwielehner discuss the use of probiotics as a culture management tool

Fish Culture

  • Reducing parasitism in Nile tilapia during masculinisation
    A nutritional additive also increases survival, say Santiago Benites de Padua, Roney Nogueira de Menezes Filho, Marco Antí´nio de Andrade Belo and Mariana Midori Nagata

Feed Technology

  • Shaping India’s aquaculture further
    P.E.Vijay Anand and R. Umakanth recommend strategies and action to utilise excess feed production capacity in India
  • Can immunobiotics improve growth performance and enhance the immune system of shrimp?
    By Nguyen Van Nguyen, Satoru Onoda, Takeshi Endo, Yoshitaka Hirose, Tran Van Khanh
  • Current trends in global aquaculture nutrition R&D
    Selected updates presented at the 16th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding (ISFNF). By Wing-Keong Ng

Industry review:Marine shrimp

  • Recovery • Revival • Renaissance
    At TARS 2014, stakeholders in Asia’s shrimp industry consider solutions to mitigate diseases
  • Shrimp Standard for the ASEAN Region: Draft for Public Comment
    Summary of standards to encourage comments from Asian producers


  • NGOs versus the right to ocean aquaculture
    Katherine Hawes gives an insight into the legal aspects regarding environmental protection of the seas


  • Marketing Philippine vannamei shrimp
    The weakest link in the shrimp supply chain is the processing sector
  • Focus on Malaysian seafood and aquaculture in Asia
    Report on the Malaysia International Seafood Exposition (MISE) 2014 and conference

Company News

  • Successful biofloc seminar in Indonesia/aquaponics GAP
  • Aquaculture group certification for pangasius
  • Acquisition of functional ingredients business/ First ASC certified pangasius in Hong Kong
  • New acquisition of tooling and IP/ Appointments
  • New fish vaccine against tilapia/ World Nutrition Forum


  • Technology for novel fish feeds
  • Aquaculture and RAS short courses in Singapore