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  • Cargill’s Mexican facility to produce aquaculture feed

    Date: 2015-02-27 07:24:39

    The new infrastructure will also strengthen the company’s capacity to serve the markets of Puebla, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Chiapas, and the Yucatán Peninsula, while increasing by 5,000 tonnes the monthly animal feed production capacity of the facility.

  • EU Aquaculture Production Worth €3.365 billion in 2012

    Date: 2015-02-27 07:23:54

    Aquaculture production by the 28 European Union Member States reached 1.108 million tonnes and €3.365 billion in 2012, according to the latest Economic Performance of the EU Aquaculture Sector report.

  • Tackling shrimp disease with genomics

    Date: 2015-02-27 07:23:08

    The virus that causes white spot disease (WSSV), which is one of the most serious diseases of farmed shrimp and for which there is currently no cure, is capable of killing all the shrimp in a pond within 10 days of infection. On occasions, the disease can even completely devastate shrimp aquaculture in a complete region.

  • NAA, APHIS propose aquaculture health program

    Date: 2015-02-26 12:14:17

    The goal of CAHPS is to support various business objectives, including improved health management, protection and expansion of aquaculture business opportunities and promotion and facilitation of trade, as well as improved resource protection and environmental sustainability.

  • Investment in aquaculture vital – AfDB

    Date: 2015-02-26 12:12:10

    Zambia’s existing potential for cage culture is 18,486 hectares of water and at least 700,000 tonnes of fish per annum.

  • Indoor aquaculture prevents pollution: researchers

    Date: 2015-02-26 12:08:39

    The practice is already adopted by a few countries where prospective farmers are engaged in fish and shrimp culture in indoor tanks which will save water and prevent spread of viruses.

  • Eco benefits of $5m salmon feed project disputed

    Date: 2015-02-23 11:37:10

    New Zealand King Salmon chief operating officer Ruben Alvarez said the nutritional requirements of the rare King Salmon species - farmed predominantly in New Zealand - differ considerably from the common Atlantic salmon, trout and other salmon species farmed elsewhere in the world.

  • Improve Fish Health with UR30 Copper Mesh Aquaculture Cages

    Date: 2015-02-23 11:36:17

    In 2012, Fitco Metal Works SA acquired from Mitsubishi Shindoh the right to produce UR30 copper alloy wire, which is used to manufacture wire mesh for fish farm cages.

  • Uganda to Increase Aquaculture Production

    Date: 2015-02-23 11:35:24

    Edward Rukunja, the assistant commissioner for fisheries in the agriculture ministry, stated that Uganda needs to increase its aquaculture production as fish stocks dwindle, whilst opening the 8th Aquaculture Symposium hosted by the Walimi Fish Farmers Cooperative Society (WAFICOS).

  • Aquaculture Promotion Act to improve market

    Date: 2015-02-23 11:34:40

    Aquaculture products can be very profitable for the Peruvian economy, and more so with increased investment and promotion.

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