There are numerous reasons why an aquaculture business would consider manufacturing its own feed. The most frequent reason is the incorporation of profits related to feed manufacturing into the primary business
Quality protein is essential for the healthy growth of any omnivorous or carnivorous aquaculture species
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One of the stated goals of the frac industry is to be able to remediate and recycle frac water as many times as possible before it has to be disposed. Ideally, the recycling process would continue indefinitely or until the water evaporated through natural means
The two most common types of pond aeration systems are diffused aerators and surface aerators. While each is highly effective, each has certain pros and cons that make them the appropriate choice based on your ponds characteristics
Water quality is the most important factor affecting fish health and performance in aquaculture production systems
In the Cuyahoga, dissolved oxygen levels in one study of fourteen sites ranged from 1.5 to 90 percent saturation, with an average of 13.2 percent. 100 percent saturation is most desirable
Levels of dissolved oxygen vary depending on factors including water temperature, time of day, season, depth, altitude, and rate of flow. Water at higher temperatures and altitudes will have less dissolved oxygen.
By some estimates there are over 200 billion gallons of animal waste disposed of each year onto farmland or into nearby waterways. Concerns over pollution and water contamination has lead to a growing number of lawsuits filed by environmental groups against local feedlot operators
New aquaculture farm business owners soon learn that aquaculture farming has its benefits and rewards, but also its share of challenges and frustrations. The easy challenges turn out to be locating land for the farm and deciding on the source of food for the chosen specie.
Cutting edge farmer-led disease diagnostics technology could help combat devastating disease outbreaks in global fish and shellfish production, saving up to USD 6 billion lost annually across the global aquaculture industry
Shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) hatcheries in Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province have begun selling postlarvae (PLs) to ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos) at a zero tariff rate.
On June 16, 2015, Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods reported that it expected its shrimp business to recover in the third quarter of 2015.
Mud crab is highly popular due to its great demand in the export market. The commercial scale mud crab culture is developing fast along the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka.
Mud crab farming is very popular in some Asian countries like Bangladesh, India, Thailand, Philippine etc. Mud crab has huge demand and price in international market. Crab is very tasty and many countries of the world import huge amount of crabs for consumption every year. As a result, there are huge possibilities of earning foreign currencies by exporting crabs.
The mud crab (Scylla serrata) is a promising aquaculture species due to its fast growth and good market acceptability and price. However, a mud crab aquaculture operation requires significant capital input for both the breeding and growout phases.
New research shows the disease repeatedly manifests in ponds with pH levels of 8.5 to 8.8, reports the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA)
Early mortality syndrome (EMS) remained a concern throughout the year, and efforts to combat it have seen CPP focusing on improving its farming set-up and management practices, it said. EMS has hit the company's business in Thailand, as well as Vietnam.
In 2003, the infectious myonecrosis virus (IMNV) severely disrupted the production of farm-raised shrimp in Brazil after five years of continuous growth that had led to record production
BANGKOK, Thailand - Charoen Pokphand Foods plans to produce a soft shell shrimp product in one of its plants in Vietnam for sale to Europe, in the future.