Sustainable aquaculture and aquatic resources management

Aquaculture Asia Magazine, Vol. XX No. 4, October-December 2015

Published: 27/1/2017 | 613 views

In this issue:

Aquaculture feed supply chain attracting scrutiny. Pond beauty contest, Ram Kumar and social development. Culture modes of giant freshwater prawn in Yangtze River Delta for early harvest. Fish marketing in Kashmir, India - a case study of Srinagar. Community-based integrated fish-duck farming: A boon for rural development in agro-climatic conditions of Assam, India. Gastropod and bivalve fishery of Kakinada Bay, Andhra Pradesh, India: Management and conservation issues.

Aquaculture Asia Magazine, Vol. XX No. 2, April-June 2015

Published: 21/12/2016 | 611 views

Sustainable aquaculture

  • Peter Edwards writes on rural aquaculture: Successful demonstration of new model for rural development in Myanmar
  • Optimisation of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) production in ponds based on improved farm management practices in Rwanda
    Ndorimana Jean Claude, Nguyen Van Tien, Pham Quoc Hung

Research and farming techniques

  • EUS infection in fresh water fishes of Andhra Pradesh, India
    B. Laxmappa
  • Development of pond reared broodstock / spawners of green mud crab Scylla serrata
    Shyne Anand, P.S., C. P. Balasubramanian, A. Panigrahi, C. Gopal, Sugeet Kuma and T.K. Ghoshal

NACA Newsletter

  • 12th Technical Advisory Committee held in Cha-am, Thailand
  • Audio recordings: WAS special session on regional cooperation for improved biosecurity
  • Pillay Aquaculture Foundation Awards for Scientists in Least Developed Countries
  • Gender Seminar Conducted and ASEAN Gender Network Launched
  • A two-tube, nested PCR detection method for AHPND bacteria
  • 9th Regional Grouper Hatchery Production Training Course
  • Developing an environmental monitoring system to strengthen fisheries and aquaculture in the Lower Mekong Basin
  • Regional Workshop on the Status of Aquatic Genetic Resources

Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report Q2 2016

Published: 7/11/2016 | 798 views

The 71st edition of the Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report contains information from 15 governments. The foreword provides information about the 10th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture.

Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report Q1 2016

Published: 15/9/2016 | 1082 views

The regional Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease (QAAD) reporting system has been implemented since the second quarter of 1998 and continues to provide a useful mechanism for aquatic animal disease information sharing amongst 21 participating governments in the Asia-Pacific region. The QAAD reporting system is a joint activity between NACA, FAO and OIE Regional Representation (Tokyo). The 2016/1 QAAD report, 70th in the series, includes health reports from 16 governments.

This issue's foreword discusses changes to the QAAD Asia-Pacific Report and the list of reportable diseases.

Aquaculture Asia Magazine, Vol. XX No. 1, January-March 2015

Published: 24/12/2015 | 2433 views

Sustainable aquaculture

Peter Edwards writes on rural aquaculture: Further training provided to aquaculturists in Fiji.

Spatial planning for sustainable coastal shrimp production.
Olivier M. Joffre, Pham Dang Tri, Tran Thi Phung Ha, Roel H. Bosma

Research and farming techniques

Availability of grouper (Serranidae) fingerlings and seed in the coral reef of Son Tra Peninsula, central Viet Nam.
Nguyen Thi Tuong Vi, Vo Van Quang, Le Thi Thu Thao, Tran Thi Hong Hoa, Tran Cong Thinh

People in aquaculture
Small-scale carp seed production through portable FRP hatchery at Khanguri, Odisha: A case of technology transfer in remote and inaccessible village.
B. C. Mohapatra, N. K. Barik, S. K. Mahanta, H. Sahu, B. Mishra and D. Majhi

NACA Newsletter

  • Regional consultation on culture-based fisheries developments in Asia.
  • Gender Assessment Synthesis Workshop.
  • NACA participation in the 5th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries, Lucknow, India.
  • Broodstock management in aquaculture: Long term effort required for regional capacity building.
  • Urgent appeal to control spread of the shrimp microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP).

Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report Q2 2015

Published: 7/12/2015 | 1608 views

The regional Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease (QAAD) reporting system has been implemented since the second quarter of 1998 and continues to provide a useful mechanism for aquatic animal disease information sharing amongst 21 participating governments in the Asia-Pacific region. The QAAD reporting system is a joint activity between NACA, FAO and OIE Regional Representation (Tokyo). The 2015/2 QAAD report, 68th in the series, includes disease information from 13 governments. This issue's foreword discusses harmonisation of aquaculture certification in the ASEAN.

Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report Q1 2015

Published: 14/8/2015 | 2132 views

The regional Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease (QAAD) reporting system has been implemented since the second quarter of 1998 and continues to provide a useful mechanism for aquatic animal disease information sharing amongst 21 participating governments in the Asia-Pacific region. The QAAD reporting system is a joint activity between NACA, FAO and OIE Regional Representation (Tokyo). The 2015/1 QAAD report, 67th in the series, includes disease information from 14 governments. This issue's foreword discusses the OIE Regional Workshop on Safe International Trade in Aquatic Animals and Aquatic Animal Products, held from 22-24 July 2015 in Japan.

Aquaculture Asia Magazine, July-September 2014

Published: 1/5/2015 | 2005 views

Sustainable aquaculture

Peter Edwards writes on rural aquaculture: Commercial tilapia farming at ‘take-off’ point in Fiji

Research and farming techniques

Tank based captive breeding and seed production of the pearlspot (Etroplus suratensis)
Biswas, G., Sundaray, J.K., Ghoshal, T.K., Natarajan, M., Thirunavukkarasu, A.R., Kailasam, M. and Ponniah, A.G.

Cage culture of the native cichlid, Etroplus suratensis (pearlspot) in Kerala, India; A laudable initiative towards emergence of small scale cage culture
Pramod Kiran R.B., Baiju, A., Krishna Sukumaran, Neetha Susan David, Bijukumar, A. and A.R.T. Arasu

NACA Newsletter

  • Culture-based fisheries exchange visit from Lao to Cambodia
  • National Fish Day, Cambodia
  • WAS Adelaide: Special Session on Regional Cooperation for Improved Biosecurity
  • Inbreeding and disease in tropical shrimp aquaculture: A reappraisal and caution
  • Shrimp EMS/AHPND Special Session at DAA9
  • 2nd International Symposium on Aquaculture and Fisheries Education

NACA Newsletter, January-March 2015

Published: 16/3/2015 | 2164 views
  • Regional consultation on culture-based fisheries developments in Asia
  • Gender Assessment Synthesis Workshop
  • NACA participation in the 5th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries, Lucknow, India
  • Broodstock Management in Aquaculture: Long term effort required for regional capacity building
  • Urgent appeal to control spread of the shrimp microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP)

Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease Report Q1 2014

Published: 11/11/2014 | 1911 views

The regional Quarterly Aquatic Animal Disease (QAAD) reporting system has been implemented since the second quarter of 1998 and continues to provide a useful mechanism for aquatic animal disease information sharing amongst 21 participating governments in the Asia-Pacific region. The QAAD reporting system is a joint activity between NACA, FAO and OIE Regional Representation (Tokyo). The 2014/2 QAAD report, 63rd in the series, includes disease information from 15 governments. This issue's foreword contains a new PCR method for the detection of AHPHND bacteria.

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