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Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture to begin revival of native shrimp

6 years ago | Written by Express News Service

Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture to begin revival of native shrimp. The aim is to help expand native shrimp farming to address imbalance in the market.

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Indoor aquaculture ‘has fewer risks and lower overheads’

6 years ago | Written by

Aquaculturist says youths should consider venturing into this field as it does not require large plots of land and the potential is huge. Should consider venturing into indoor aquaculture as it entails a lower start-up capital and overheads and fewer risks, compared with traditional aquaculture

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India produced 10.8 million tonnes of fish worth Rs1,00,000 cr in 2015-16: Agricultural Minister

7 years ago | Written by

Overall fish production in the country stood  at 10.8 million tonnes, with an estimated value of Rs1,00,000 crore during the year 2015-16. With annual fish production of 4.21 million tonnes from aquaculture, India is the second-largest producer of fish from inland sources. It contributes about 6.3 per cent in global aquaculture

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A gift for aquaculture breeders V L Syam Sundar

7 years ago | Written by THE HANS INDIA

World Fish Research Centre has developed disease resistant Gift Tilapia (Genetically improved farmed Tilapia) fish using strain of Nile Tilapia that was suitable for small and commercial culture. The fish starts breeding within 4 -months before being big enough to eat. It has extremely high breeding rate and female can produce 100 fries per week.

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Odisha achieves highest growth rate in fish production

7 years ago | Written by Odishatv Bureau

Bhubaneswar: As per survey conducted in 2013, Odisha has doubled the farmers’ real income during the last decade through high value commercial activities in fishery and animal resource development (F&ARD) sectors as revealed from the survey conducted in 2013.

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Asian fish disease study: University of Southampton

7 years ago | Written by

The University of Southampton is leading an international project to understand how the environment can help to control the risk of disease in fish and crustacean aquaculture in India and Bangladesh.Infectious disease outbreaks represent a key limitation to the sustainable expansion of the aquaculture industry to meet the global challenges of food security and poverty alleviation.

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Aquaculture - Global Market Outlook (2015-2022)

7 years ago | Written by STRATISTICS - Market Research Consulting

According to Stratistics MRC, the Global Aquaculture Market is estimated at $160.8 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach $242.9 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 6.0% during the forecast period.

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Researchers Discover New Virus Threatening Global Tilapia Stocks

7 years ago | Written by The Fish Site

An international scientific team led by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and Tel Aviv University has identified and characterized a novel virus behind massive die-offs of farmed tilapia in Israel and Ecuador, which threatens the $7.5 billion global tilapia industry.

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Desi Shrimp Farms Get Made in India Feed

7 years ago | Written by THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS

Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) have developed indigenously formulated feed for the multi-billion dollar shrimp industry, which is being dominated by a few foreign companies. Branded as Vannamei Plus, the Indian-made feed is highly cost-effective, while matching the output levels of international brands. The technology is attracting large-scale farmers and entrepreneurs from different aquaculture States like Andhra, Gujarat and Kerala. Three medium-scale feed mills have been built in several states and will be inaugurated later this month to meet the local demand.

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