The publication is an important outputs of regional activity under the regional initiative on sustainable intensification of aquaculture for blue growth in Asia-Pacific. This publication is a very important information and knowledge product on sustainable intensification of aquaculture.

Arrangements are in place to initiate a prawn farming project in the Batticaloa district which will help in receiving a good export revenue.

Minister of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development Douglas Devananda, Government Agent Imelda Sukumar, Divisional Secretaries and the officials of NAQDA Organization held a discuss

The giant freshwater prawn and monsoon river prawn face threat of extinction because of high levels of pollution in the Indus waters and an acute shortage of water downstream Kotri Barrage, according to a study conducted by Prof Dr Wazir Ali Baloch of the Department of Freshwater Biology and Fisheries, University of Sindh.

Dr Baloch, who was on a visit to Thatta, told this correspondent that th

We undertook an economic valuation of mangrove forests in Balochistan province of Pakistan drawing on primary data from a survey of 80 households depending on mangrove forests. It was found that the direct value of mangroves was USD 1,287 per hectare, while the total value for the village was calculated to be USD 4,419,935.

The humble Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) bears a heavy burden. It may be just a small, shrimp-like crustacean, but its sheer abundance makes it one of the largest protein sources on Earth, eagerly sought by fish, penguins, whales

International trade in fishery products has increased, together with the absolute and relative importance of aquaculture, as a source of fish production. Shrimp and salmon are two examples of species grown in developing countries that are traded internationally.

The advent of scientific shrimp farming in India during 1990-91 not only boosted shrimp production but also attracted criticism on the grounds of generating adverse environmental and social impact challenging the sustainability of the system.

This report describes the outcome of a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) mission in India, carried out between 16 and 24 September 2009, as part of the published programme of FVO inspections on residue controls in third countries.

National Aquatic Resources Agency (NARA) is conducting a survey on the lobster population in the Sri Lankan coastal belt. Head of the Aquatic Life Division of the NARA Dr. Sisira Saputhanthri said this was the first ever research programme on the lobster population in the Sri Lankan seas.