Volume 5, Number 5 September/October 2009 MICA (P) 074/10/2008 ISBN 1793-0561

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  • From the editor

  • News
    Contract farming strategy in Thailand, UPAB in Vietnam and typhoon damage in Taiwan

  • News in brief

Shrimp Culture
  • Market options for surplus shrimp
    Volumes need to be channelled away from local wet markets to increase prices. By Zuridah Merican
Cage Culture
  • Improving tiger grouper culture with extruded feed
    Acceptable fish growth and feed economics are seen at Borneo Marine Farms, say Arjen Roem and Sih-Yang Sim

  • Fighting fluke ectoparasites in Asian marine fish
    Management strategies and novel nutritional solutions can help in the fight against flukes. By Serge Corneillie, T. Masumoto and Hiroshi Nakayama
Feed Technology
  • A feed is only as good as its ingredients –Part III
    Brett Glencross concludes this ingredient evaluation series with complementary accessory and novel technologies in ingredient assessment.

  • Stimulating immunity in fish and crustaceans: some light but more shadows
    The options to impart immunity in aquatic species remain elusive. By Klaus Hoffmann

  • Krill meal and oil in shrimp feeds
    Improves economics and growth performance of vannamei shrimp.

Industry Review - Tilapia
  • Mono sex tilapia fry production
    Strains with better disease resistance for all culture situations

  • Tilapia-riding the recession
    Continuing growth and the diversity of products especially value added products are helping in difficult times. By Eric Roderick

Developments
  • Cost effective pangasius culture in Lampung
    Fauzan Bahri, Mohammad Nadjib, Mika Prasetia and Olivier Decamp discuss some health measures during larviculture and grow-out of the catfish
Marketing
  • Vietfish 2009 - A resilience to pessimism in the global economy

  • Marketing Malaysian aquatic products



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