This report, the 57th in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of thirteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses the outcomes of the 11th meeting of the Asia Regional Advisory Group on Aquatic Animal Health.

This report, the 56th in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of fifteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses a case definition for acute hepatopancreatic necrosis syndrome ("early mortality syndrome") in cultured shrimp in Asia.

This report, the 54th in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of fourteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses emerging aquatic animal diseases in the region, including acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease and scale-drop syndrome.

The Colombo Declaration is a commitment to regional cooperation in aquaculture development for food security, nutrition and economic development in Asia. It was developed and agreed on by delegations from 18 states at a ministerial-level meeting held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 28-29 July 2011.

This report, the 5rnd in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of thirteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses the 8th Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture.

This report, the 52nd in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of thirteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses transboundary disease issues and contingency planning.

In this issue:

A visit to Vientianne, Lao PDR. Development of captive broodstock of giant river prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Alien introduction and its impact on native fisheries and aquatic bioiversity of West Bengal, India. Ecological impacts of exotic fish species in India. Farm-made feeds support good growth and survivial of the humpback grouper. An easy way to hold live fish. Litopenaeus vannamei introduction: Sound management or expediency? Newsletter and more.

This report, the 48th in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of fifteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses current fish health concerns.

This report, the 47th in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of fifteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses Asia-Pacific aquatic animal disease surveillance.

This report, the 45th in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of sixteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses the Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Agreement and its relationship to the OIE Aquatic Animal Health Standards.