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A Shrimp Farmers’ Guide to Certification

As more people become aware of the importance of sustainability, consumers in key shrimp importing areas – such as Europe, North America, and Japan – want to know more about the aquaculture products they buy. Eco-certification and eco-labeling have emerged as ways to provide customers with that information. During the pandemic, one of the things …

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Shrimp Farms Water Effluent Management

Effluent from shrimp ponds can have a significant impact on the natural environment and neighboring shrimp farms, but there are several ways to reduce this impact, for the good of both the farmers and their surrounding areas. The shrimp aquaculture industry has grown rapidly in developing countries in the last decades, in particular in Asia …

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Shrimp Feed Sustainability Conundrum: Fishmeal Substitution

The shrimp industry is one of the dominant consumers of fishmeal in the aquaculture sector and to meet the demand for a growing industry in the face of a finite supply of marine ingredients, feed manufacturers have decreased the inclusion of fishmeal in most commercial diets. Mainly driven by economic incentives, aquafeed is shifting to …

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Integrating Aquaculture with Marine Conservation

Proof that aquaculture can have positive impacts within Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) is offered by a collection of case studies by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The NGO is in the process of publishing a series of studies that examine how aquaculture initiatives can share conservation objectives with the community while …

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WHAT IS INTEGRATED MANGROVE – SHRIMP FARMING (IMS) ?

Integrated mangrove-shrimp (IMS) farming is a sustainable farming system used as one of the measures for mangrove rehabilitation and can be described as a method of organic aquaculture. Silvoaquaculture or silvofisheries are also terms used to define this farming practice where mangrove trees are planted alongside shrimp ponds allowing for profitable net income from shrimp …

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Phytoplankton in Aquaculture Ponds: Friend or Foe?

Phytoplankton can be a dilemma in aquaculture. Properly managed populations can be very beneficial (“friend”) to aquaculture production systems, but if inadequately managed, they can proliferate out of control and can have significant negative effects (“foe”). Many species of phytoplankton that are beneficial in shrimp and fish farming in terms of nutrition and removal of …

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Ways for Fish Farmers to Survive Covid-19

For fish farmers all around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic brings an era of changing demand, complex shipping restrictions, and feeding unsold farm inventory. For aquaculture businesses to survive, drastic steps by changing the way they operated farms and sold their products need to be taken. Relaxing size specifications Until now, in export markets like …

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The Importance of Regular Shrimp Sampling

* This article is made based on content published by Nanang Ardianto via LinkedIn on this link https://www.linkedin.com/posts/nanang-ardianto-_na-nanyaaja-nanangardianto-activity-6656421956193259520-zCRj/ * Sampling activities probably is one of those activities that shrimp farmers do a lot. In the whole culture process, the sampling process aims to generate information about a large group of animals – such as a shrimp population …

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Global Sustainable Aquaculture Technology Landscape (May 2021)

The global sustainable aquaculture technology landscape groups various companies in sustainable aquaculture-related industries on a worldwide sphere based on the business nature divided into five main categories as follows: Health & Genetics Ingredients & Nutrition Supply Chain Farm Software, Equipment & Machinery; and Alternative Seafood This technology landscape is created to help businesses, companies, and …

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Indonesia Shrimp Farming: The Case for Change

The Indonesian shrimp industry is currently in a strong competitive position in the global market, but three market forces are threatening its position: low-price competitors, market demand and traceability regulations, and an intensifying need to cope with the high risk of disease and environmental threats. Low Price Competitors The global competition in the shrimp industry …

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How Important is Aerator for Shrimp Ponds?

* This article is made based on content published by Nanang Ardianto via LinkedIn on this link https://www.linkedin.com/posts/nanang-ardianto-_na-nanyaaja-nanangardianto-activity-6633241658194571264-MTMz/ * A good pond aeration system might not be the ultimate solution to all of your pond problems, but making sure that the shrimp pond keeps on being aerated properly is very important and effective to ensure …

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Indonesia’s Shrimp Industry is (Still) Vulnerable to Growing Threats

Indonesia, which was able to strengthen its global competitive position owing to outbreaks of diseases and production issues in Thailand and Vietnam in the early years of this decade, is currently the third-largest shrimp producer in the world, with a global market share of 12%. The country produces between 450,000 to 500,000 tons of shrimp. …

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