This report, the 50th in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of thirteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses food safety and biosecurity.

In this issue:

Rapidly changing aquaculture scene in the Red River Delta, Vietnam. Current situation and challenges for the farming of snakeheads in the Mekong Delta. Is there a business case for small-holders in Vietnamese pangasius? Small scale prawn culture practices towards sustainable development in Chittagong region, Bangladesh. Gloating hapa technology for the mass production of tilapia Oreochromis niloticus in Bangladesh. Management in seed production of golden mahseer Tor putitora in hatchery condictions.

In this issue:

Global Conference on Aquaculture 2010. Reducing the dependence on trash fish as feed for marine finfish. 21st NACA Governing Council & 10th Technical Advisory Committee. Training course on application of business management principles in small-scale aquaculture. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Sciences goes open access. Now we're on Facebook too.

Early attempts of fisheries enhancement in Sri Lankan freshwaters were aimed at establishing commercial fisheries. A fisheries enhancement strategy was introduced to village reservoirs of the country in 1980s on a trial basis. Presently, inland fisheries enhancement strategies in Sri Lanka are practiced in seasonal reservoirs and minor perennial reservoirs. The annual CBF production from these reservoirs is about 6 600 tonnes, accounting for about 17 percent of the inland fisheries production.

This report, the 49th in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of fifteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses the outcomes of the ninth meeting of the Asia Regional Advisory Group on Aquatic Animal Health.

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 46th in the series, contains information about the aquatic animal health status of sixteen states in the Asia-Pacific region. The foreword discusses important emerging diseases in the region and the outcomes of the 8th meeting of the Asia Regional Advisory Group on Aquatic Animal Health.

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.

In this issue:

Community management and revenue sharing practices of culture-based fisheries in Lao PDR. Floodplain aquaculture in Bangladesh. Promoting small-scale inland aquaculture in Papua New Guinea. Group approaches to shrimp farming: The key to sustainability. Native catfish culture - a technology package for farmers. Influence of salinity in the growth of the black clam Villorita cyprinoides. EUS in Asia and Africa. Offshore opportunities for artisinal aquaculture. Grouper aquaculture in Brazil. NACA Newsletter.