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2014-10-15 23:10:20

Culturing a fresh, healthy, sustainable shrimp in the US has been challenging the seafood industry for many years. Now Sun Shrimp answer many of the toughest challenges facing US seafood supply today. Southwest Florida (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Americans love shrimp, making it the number one consumed seafood for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, the domestic shrimp industry only supplies 12% of the demand. 88% of shrimp has to be imported from third world countries. Imported shrimp have...

2014-10-14 12:30:42

ALBANY, New York, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research, in its latest research report states, the global fish oil market will grow significantly in the coming years. The global fish oil market was valued at USD 1.1 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach USD 1.7 billion in 2018, growing at a CAGR of 5.05% from 2012 to 2018. The volume of fish oil production was 1,035 kilo tons in 2011 and is expected to reach 1,130 kilo tons in 2018, growing at a CAGR...

2014-10-13 12:21:59

SALTVILLE, Va., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20-acre site industrial facility, land and equipment formerly used by Virginia Cobia Farms will sell at auction Wednesday, Nov. 12, with Woltz & Associates managing the sale. The auction will include the building and annex, which total 54,000 square feet, as well as all the equipment used for the seafood production. "There are very few complete aquaculture operations on this scale, and it's possible that someone will want to use...

2014-09-30 23:10:30

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Feed Acidifiers markets. Global market for Feed Acidifiers is projected to reach US$2.2 billion by 2020, driven by industrialized livestock production, rising consumption of meat products, and enforcement of regulations banning use of antibiotics in feed. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Feed acidifiers are organic compounds, which are mixed with animal feed to increase its nutritional...

2014-09-24 08:23:21

Design agency Sphereness to launch Kickstarter campaign for the Vegua, an indoor aquaponics system able to produce fresh foods EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people want to live healthier, and the Vegua offers an opportunity for people to grow organic produce effortlessly in their own home. The core concept of the Vegua is to raise awareness about food production and the importance of a sustainable society. October 2014, the Vegua will officially be...

2014-09-23 23:05:35

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Aquaculture and Fisheries markets. Global market for Aquaculture and Fisheries is projected to reach 188 million tons by 2020, driven by surging consumption of seafood in both developed as well as developing regions and the continuous decline in natural fish stock. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Globally, demand for seafood has been growing, resulting in overexploitation of natural...

2014-09-17 12:29:02

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Analysis Of The Fisheries And Aquaculture Sector In GCC Countries: Fishes And Other Invertebrates With The Production, Consumption, Import And Export Data Alongwith Trends For The Last Decade (2004-2014)" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 In two years' time Oman will become home to one of the biggest aquaculture facilities in the GCC. The $80 million...

2014-09-10 20:22:50

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Forage Feed Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2114369/Forage-Feed-Market---Global-Industry-Analysis-Size-Share-Growth-Trends-and-Forecast-2013---2019.html Forage feed is plant material comprising mainly of plant stem and leaves eaten by grazing animals. Forage crops comprise of leguminous and...

2014-09-01 08:22:14

DALLAS, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global aquafeed market is currently the fastest-growing segment of the agriculture and animal feed milling industry and is witnessing a steady growth particularly in China. The aquafeed market has grown exponentially in the last decade and this trend is expected to continue. Factors such as increasing consumption of sea food and growth in the aquaculture industry are increasing the market for the aquafeed industry, globally. The...

2014-08-29 12:22:13

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the report "Aquafeed Market by End Consumption (Fish, Crustaceans, Mollusks, Others), by Additives (Antibiotics, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Amino Acids, Feed Enzymes, Feed Acidifiers, Others), by Geography - Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019" by MarketsandMarkets, the global AquaFeed Market is projected to be valued at 89,479.0 MT by 2019 and $123,990.3 million by 2019 at CAGRs of 10.7% and 12.3%, respectively, from 2014 to...


Latest Aquaculture Reference Libraries

Windowpane Oyster, Placuna placenta
2013-04-16 21:15:37

The windowpane oyster, Placuna placenta, alternatively known as capiz, is a bivalve marine mollusk belonging to the family Placunidae. Among the species within the genus, only the P. placenta has an outer shell that is sufficiently translucent for commercial use. This mollusk can be found from the shallows of the Gulf of Aden, to around India, then Malaysia to the southern South China Sea, and around the Philippines. Capiz, a province in the Philippines, gets its name from this shell which...

Silver Carp, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix
2013-02-09 08:21:21

Image Caption: Juvenile silver carp. Credit: Mirko Barthel/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) The silver carp is a freshwater fish native to north and northeast Asia. It has been introduced or spread into at least 88 other countries around the world for reasons of aquaculture. It was imported into North America in the 1970’s to control algae growth at wastewater treatment facilities, soon after, the silver carp escaped into the wild and spread rapidly. By 2009 the population was abundant from the...

Zebra Tilapia, Tilapia buttikoferi
2009-07-04 15:57:53

The Zebra tilapia (Tilapia buttikoferi) is a fish inhabitant to West Africa, specifically Liberia. This fish is an African tilapiine cichlid. The Zebra tilapia is a freshwater fish that is inclined to streams and rivers. For both aquatic and nutritious reasons, this fish has been imported and bred all over the world. The Zebra tilapia is a stunning cichlid. It is usually white or yellow with black stripes. This fish varies from light to black based on its mood. The stripes seem to fade...

Redtail Catfish, Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
2009-02-16 20:35:04

The Redtail Catfish (Phractocephalus hemioliopterus) is a species of long-whiskered catfish found in South America. It is native to the Amazon, Orinoco, and Essequibo river basins of South America. It is found only in fresh water. It has been introduced into Florida, although it has not been established there. It is commonly known as cajaro in Venezuela and pirarara in Brazil. It is the only still-living member of the genus Phractocephalus. Despite growing to a large size, it is a popular...

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2008-10-16 17:43:44

The Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) is a species of fish that is native to Australia and New Guinea. It is commonly found from northern and eastern Australia through the Torres Strait to New Guinea. It is a salt and freshwater species. This species is also known as the Giant Perch, Giant Seaperch, Asian Seabass, Australian Seabass, White Seabass, and a variety of other names. Its nickname is the Silver Jack. They have large silvery scales, which may become darker, depending on their...

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