Aquaculture Asia Magazine, January-March 2010


  • Join us for the aquaculture event of the decade.
    Simon Wilkinson 

Sustainable aquaculture

  • Peter Edwards writes on rural aquaculture: The development of 'modern' aquaculture in Java, Indonesia.
  • Better Management Practices (BMPs) - gateway to ensuring sustainability of small scale aquaculture and meeting modern day market challenges and opportunities.
    Mohan, C.V. and De Silva, S.S.
  • An update on organic scampi aquaculture in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Unique and innovative cases of emerging domestic fish marketing arrangements in South India.
    Kumaran, M., Ravisankar, T., Krishnan, M., Vimala, D.D., Mahalakshmi, P. and Ganeshkumar, B.

Research and farming techniques

  • Management in seed rearing of Asian catfish, Clarias batrachus in hatchery conditions.
    Sahoo, S.K., Giri, S.S., Chandra, S., Sahu, A.K.
  • Supply and use of catfish (Pangasianodon hypophthalmus) seed in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.
    Le Xuan Sinh & Le Le Hien

Genetics and biodiversity

  • Risk analysis and sustainability of Pangasianodon hypopthalmus culture in India.
    Lakra, W.S. and Singh, A.K.
  • Life of a river in the Himalaya: An ecological study of Trisuli River system in Nepal.
    Thapa, S., Yonzon, P.B., Rai, A.K.

Marine Finfish Aquaculture Network

  • Induced spawning and larviculture of grey mullet, Mugil cephalus in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
    Yousif, O.M., Fatah, A.A., Krishna, K., Minh, D.V., Hung, B.V.

NACA Newsletter

  •  Inception meeting on methodologies for aquaculture society certification.
  • Meetings discuss impacts, adaptation to climate change of Vietnamese shrimp farmers.
  • Aquaclimate project: India case study.
  • In memory of Gagan Bahadur Nhuchhe Pradhan.
  • Version 2 of the draft better management practices for catfish farming released.
  • Technical course on federating digital library systems.


Publisher: Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific

Rights: Creative Commons Attribution.


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