How shrimp producers – and those who provide their feeds – can remain solvent during a time of rock-bottom shrimp prices and record feed costs will form the crux of many of the discussions in the feed session at the forthcoming Global Shrimp Forum.
Following a challenging year, shrimp farmers should not be too pessimistic about 2023 – as long as they don’t leave themselves overexposed, argues Willem van der Pijl, managing director of the Global Shrimp Forum.
Following a challenging seven years, Nigeria’s first commercial-scale black tiger prawn producer is now up, running and ready to supply high end markets with ASC certified shrimp – from Lagos, to Rotterdam and beyond.
After studying architecture and design in university, Cynthia Darmawan decided to join Delta Marine, her family's shrimp trading business. Since then, she's helped the business expand and plays a leading role in Indonesia's fast-growing shrimp sector.
Recent genetic advances are being heralded as possible game-changers for the tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon) farming sector, potentially bringing a welcome renaissance to a sector that has fallen far behind vannamei shrimp in the past decades.
Anyone doubting the positive impact that academia can have on the development of the aquaculture industry should look at the example of Can Tho University in Vietnam – an institution that has been central to the meteoric rise of the country’s aquaculture secto…
Jyotirmayee Moharana, who hails from Orissa, joined the Aquaconnect* team as a banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sales manager. She now travels to villages in the state’s coastal belt to enable access to formal credit and insurance for shrimp fa…
As Project Sea Dragon comes one step closer to lift-off, The Fish Site assesses the potential impacts – both positive and negative – that it’s likely to have on the social, economic and environmental fabric of two remote regions of Australia.
The recurring boom-and-bust cycles in aquaculture production, where upscaling leads to diseases and eventual production collapse, have been one of the key factors in the declining rate of the industry's growth over the past 15 years.