Sept/Oct 2018

  • TARS 2018: Young Gen Shrimp Farmers at Hard Talk
  • Eyes on Indian Shrimp Farming
  • Cholesterol and Bile Salt in Grouper and Shrimp
  • Crayfish Farming in China

Volume 14, Number 5 September/October 2018 MCI (P) 008/10/2018 ISBN 1793 -056

From the editor

  • A tale of two industries


  • Need for change in Asia's shrimp aquaculture Industry

Shrimp Culture

  • Young shrimp farmers on new business and farming models, challenges and successes
    Rising second generation shrimp farmers from the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand at TARS 2018, by Yvonne Nathan
  • Recharging the shrimp farming industry in Indonesia
    Organising to carry on the sustainability of shrimp farming, by Iffa Suraiya and Safiyra Dina
  • Shrimp Aquaculture: Need for Change at TARS 2018
    Part 1: Eyes on Indian shrimp farming; Science in shrimp farming in Vietnam; Challenges and opportunities in Ecuador; Disease threats and managing trigger points and Revival of the black tiger shrimp.

Feed Technology

  • Plant-based aquafeeds: Nutritional concepts for cholesterol and bile salt in the grouper and white shrimp
    Yu-Hung Lin and Li-Chao Zhuo report on effects on molting relative gene expression in the white shrimp and lipid utilisation by the grouper.
  • Managing challenges in offshore mariculture in Asia
    Anwar Hasan gives an insight into challenges and the way forward with functional additives.
  • Mitigation of Streptococcus agalactiae with immunostimulants
    For long-lasting effects, dosages and administration times matter. By Loc Tran, Tanuttha Suyawanish and Philippe Tacon

Farming the crayfish in China

  • Wang Yao-Hua, Xiao Hai-Dong, Dong Qiu-Fen and Zhang Song say that attention is now on extruded sinking feeds for higher growth performance in monoculture systems.

Marine Fish

  • Snail and grouper farming in Vietnam
    Together, these are the second most lucrative aquaculture business after intensive shrimp farming, says Fernando Castro.
  • Sexual cycle of the Asian seabass in oceanic salinity and high temperature conditions
    Alain Michel says that oceanic salinity and high temperature conditions open the possibility for mating males and females of the same age.


  • Continuously innovating shrimp farming
    At PT Suri Tani Pemuka, research and improving collaborative services with partners.

Company News & Events

  • Sponsor at TARS 2018/collaboration on feeding systems
  • Natural free amino acids mixes
  • A new vision for fish health in Southeast Asia
  • Targeting fish immunity and natural defences through nutrition
  • Diagnosis on four shrimp diseases simultaneously
  • Partnership on pangasius health in Vietnam/Bioactive compounds
  • Investments to combat shrimp disease/Appointments
  • A new start for fish larvae and fry
  • Innovative and sustainable nutrition
  • ICAI 2018
  • Asian Aquaculture 2018