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Issue 33 Vol 9, October 1, 2009

 

 

 

 

NEWS HEADLINES

  • Nofima to concentrate on live fish
  • Grains and lamb offer new sources of omega-3

 

IN THE NEWS

  • Central America - Yellowfin tuna research advances at IATTC
  • UNITED STATES - Hatching a marine breakthrough
  • Malaysia - Aquaculture industry can reach RM20 billion revenue
  • Europe - Eel reveals its migration secrets

 

INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

  • Marine and Animal Proteins

 

REGULATORY MATTERS

  • USA - PEROX-AID added to Minor Use/Minor Species Drug Designations List
  • EUROPE - ISO 30024:2009, a standard method for determining phytase activity now published

PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS & ARTICLES

  • Researchers See Benefits of Omega-3s on Vision and Cognition
  • Challenges for world fish trade
  • Inland aquaculture: Floodplain aquaculture in Begumgonj: New horizon for rural livelihoods in Bangladesh
  • New Report Focuses on Technology Research Needs for U.S. Marine Aquaculture

 

WHATíS NEW ON YOUTUBE

  • Challenges and Opportunities in Aquaculture (Part 1 of 2)
  • Challenges and Opportunities in Aquaculture – The Trends (Part 2 of 2)

 

MEETINGS & COURSES

  • Aquaculture & Microencapsulation, Puerto Varas, Chile - November 26-27, 2009
  • International Algae Congress - Hamburg, Germany
  • 30 days left to book at reduced rates at Aquafeed Horizons Asia

 

EMPLOYMENT

  • Feed Mill Manager - Bali, Indonesia
  • Jobs at FAO:
    • Director, Fisheries and Aquaculture Resources Use and Conservation
    • Division, FAO - Rome Italy
  • FAO Fishery and Aquaculture Officer - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Latest job postings on Aquanic

 

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NEWS HEADLINES

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Nofima to concentrate on live fish
Sep 30, 2009 — While research on catching and feed technology will be central for the new centre, there will also be focus on other areas such as markets and product development  Read Story

Grains and lamb offer new sources of omega-3
Sep 30, 2009 — CSIRO research on grains and lamb aimed at developing new dietary sources of long-chain omega-3 oils will be presented at the World Congress on Oils and Fats in Sydney this week Read Story

 

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IN THE NEWS

Editor's picks from our Growfish news feed

Yellowfin tuna research advances at IATTC
Central America - September 30, 2009 - The Achotines Laboratory is one of the few facilities in the world that supports research on the reproductive biology and early life history of tunas. more ...

Aquaculture industry can reach RM20 billion revenue
Malaysia - September 29, 2009 - The aquaculture industry will be able to reach up to RM20 billion revenue if the National Aquaculture Development Plan can move forward in the near term, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said (2 stories)  more ...

Hatching a marine breakthrough 
United States - September 28, 2009 - First triggerfish raised in captivity could transform aquarium business. more ...

Eel reveals its migration secrets
Europe - September 26, 2009 - The European eel's migration to the Sargasso Sea to spawn is one of nature's great unsolved mysteries.  more ...

 

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INGREDIENTS & COMMODITIES

Visit our Market & Price Reports page and Audio Reports for more information sources. See also Grain Prices .

Marine and Animal Proteins
Fishmeal demand continues strong with the supply getting smaller every week - read more in the Hammersmith Marketing report on our Fishmeal page.  Also available: Today’s grain prices and Commodity Futures. There is also a wealth of up-to-date commodity information available via links from our Markets & Price Reports Page.

 

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REGULATORY ISSUES

USA - PEROX-AID added to Minor Use/Minor Species Drug Designations List
Eka Chemicals, Inc.’s hydrogen peroxide 35% PEROX-AID™ has been added to the MUMS designation list Read Story

EUROPE - ISO 30024:2009, a standard method for determining phytase activity now published
The harmonized method is a tool to quantify phytase products in feed samples, premixtures and for the additive Read Story

 

 

PUBLICATIONS, REPORTS & ARTICLES

Researchers See Benefits of Omega-3s on Vision and Cognition
Sep 30, 2009 — Studies among first to document cognitive improvements with greater fish or omega-3 consumption in childhood and adolescence Read Story

Challenges for world fish trade    
Presented at International Fishery Congress, Vladivostok, 8-10 September 2009, by Helga Josupeit
Global fisheries continue to set new records. Production has risen to new levels thanks to aquaculture, which is fast approaching 50 percent in its contribution of fish for human consumption. Read full story (Globefish).

Inland aquaculture: Floodplain aquaculture in Begumgonj: New horizon for rural livelihoods in Bangladesh 
Aquaculture activities have been improved significantly in recent years, although emphasis has been largely placed on increasing production targets. The socio-economic benefits derived from aquaculture expansion include the provision of nutrients, employment and income generation for the poor, diversification of production and generation of foreign exchange earnings through export of high-valued products  Read report. Read full story (eNACA)

New Report Focuses on Technology Research Needs for U.S. Marine Aquaculture
NOAA's Aquaculture Program has released a new report, "Overcoming Technical Barriers to the Sustainable Development of Competitive Marine Aquaculture in the United States" Read Story

 

 

WHATíS NEW ON YOUTUBE

Challenges and Opportunities in Aquaculture (Part 1 of 2)
This is the first part of the lecture held by Dr. Sergio Nates (President and CEO, Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc.) during the World Nutrition Forum 2008 in Tyrol, Austria.
Title: "The food and feed supply: challenges and opportunities in aquaculture" View video
8:03 mins

Challenges and Opportunities in Aquaculture – The Trends (Part 2 of 2)
This is the second part of the lecture held by Dr. Sergio Nates (President and CEO, Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc.) during the World Nutrition Forum 2008 in Tyrol, Austria.
Title: "The food and feed supply: challenges and opportunities in aquaculture" View video
9:23 mins

Need an expert? See our consultant listings in the Tech Center

 

Bioencapsulation Industrial Symposium

 

MEETINGS & COURSES

Aquaculture & Microencapsulation, Puerto Varas, Chile - November 26-27, 2009
The symposium aims to show how encapsulation could help developing aquaculture, to enhance relationship between all contributors, to favour colaborative projects and networks set up, and to promote aquaculture development through microencapsulation techniques Read Story

International Algae Congress - Hamburg, Germany
Phototropic aquaculture - Microalgae, Cyanobacteria & Microcrops Read Story

30 days left to book at reduced rates at Aquafeed Horizons Asia
On 1 November 2009, delegate fees for Aquafeed Horizons Asia, FIAAP Asia and GRAPAS Asia revert from the early bird special discounted rate to the regular rate. Book now and save. Why pay more? Visit the conference website for details of all three conferences and to reserve your place: http://www.feedconferences.com

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

Visit Aquafeed Job Board for latest listings

 

Feed Mill Manager - Bali, Indonesia
One of the largest export oriented food manufacturers in Asia, is looking for a talented, motivated and dynamic person to be part of their team for the position of Feed Mill Manager.
Phillips Seafood will construct and operate a 5 tons per day capacity fish feed mill in Negara, Bali to produce moist feed for Barramundi, Lates calcarifer. The Feed Mill Manager will be responsible for locating an appropriate facility to lease, design and construction of the plant, purchasing all necessary equipment, sourcing ingredients, and managing operations. Outside technical assistance will provide feed formulation and process assistance. Details.

 

 

Jobs at FAO
Director, Fisheries and Aquaculture Resources Use and Conservation
Division, FAO - Rome Italy
The Fisheries and Aquaculture Resources Use and Conservation Division of FAO is responsible for all organizational results, programs and activities related to the sustainable use and conservation of living aquatic resources and the management of fisheries and aquaculture in accordance with modern management standards and best practices. Details from FAO (PDF)

FAO Fishery and Aquaculture Officer - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This is a 3-year fixed term appointment. Under the supervision of the Subregional Coordinator the functional guidance of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department and in close
collaboration with the FAO Senior Regional Fisheries Officer in RAF, to provide support on matters related to Fisheries and Aquaculture for the Subregional Multidisciplinary Team. Details from FAO (PDF)

Latest job postings on Aquanic
Aquaculture Network Information Center (Aquanic)
website
 
Senior Technician - 9/30/2009
Aquaculture Farm Site Manager - 9/25/2009
Aquaculture Farm Technician - 9/25/2009
Assistant Farm Site Manager - 9/25/2009
Aquatic Project Engineer - 9/24/2009

 

 

e-book: ANALYTICAL METHODS FOR AQUACULTURE FEEDS AND INGREDIENTS
by Dr. Subramaniam Divakaran

Importance, Chemical basis, Easy to follow analytical steps, Equipment, Glassware, Chemicals needed, Calculation of results, Errors, Safety and chemical disposal, References and additional Analytical methods using commercial kits, Appendix contains Basic Chemistry, Conversion Tables and more
Available exclusively from Aquafeed.com. Format: PDF, 99 pages.  Price US$65
Click here for more information (Table of Contents and to purchase).

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