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  • Improved farming practices mean healthier fish, healthier environment

    Date: 2015-03-02 08:51:21

    Environmental compatibility, sustainability and low toxin levels are other items in the pro-farmed column. 

  • Fish farming to hit 300 metric tons by 2017

    Date: 2015-03-02 08:50:28

    Government in 2013 conducted feasibility studies for land and water based concentrated production units (Aqua Parks) in Apac and Kalangala districts respectively to increase fish produce. 

  • ‘Tap aquaculture potential to full’

    Date: 2015-03-02 08:49:44

    The aquaculture industry has generated employment in rural areas and earned the much-needed foreign exchange for the country , he observed after inaugurating the Crystal Seafoods Private Limited which was set up at a cost of Rs. 30 crore in Chirala. 

  • 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.

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