The Mekong Delta province of Long An targets at least 60,000 tonnes of aquaculture production this year, about 2,000 tonnes higher than in 2020.
Vietnam’s seafood exports have bounced back after a period of sliding, but there has been a spread of disease among some shrimp and fish breeding areas.
Exports of tra fish (pangasius) to China and Hong Kong in the first half of February this year suffered a sharp plunge
The export value of pangasius to Hong Kong (China) also decreased by 40.5%, reported the VASEP.
Vietnam has emerged as the fourth-largest seafood exporter to Japan, with its products making up 7% of Japan’s total seafood imports in January 2021
Local shrimp enterprises have heavily invested in building processing facilities and raw material areas for their long-term development
The districts of Go Cong Dong and Tan Phu Dong, which form key saline and brackish water aquaculture areas in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang
In the first quarter of this year, China returned 15 of the 40 seafood shipments of Vietnam as they failed to meet food safety regulations
Having posted double-digit growth last year despite COVID-19 and with opportunities stemming from new-generation free trade agreements, many shrimp enterprises
Wild broodstock are still widely collected – both for aquaculture and for restocking purposes – but ensuring the health and welfare of these mature finfish
Wastewater-fed aquaculture has been suggested as a low-tech and sustainable way to provide animal protein while investing in water treatment infrastructure
Some insights into how best to recapture farmed salmon that have escaped from aquaculture facilities have been offered by a new study.
New research into disinfection practices in land-based recirculation salmon farms in Norway and North America could be used to create new standards to increase
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The picnic seabream is the seventh marine finfish which has been successfully bred by CMFRI and it took around three years for the team to develop the seed
Adding krill to the diets of salmon smolts when they are first transferred to marine grow-out sites – one of the most testing times in the farming cycle
Shrimp farmers could save themselves money and reduce their environmental footprints through the use of more efficient aerators and adoption of techniques
While the insect farming industry is likely to "come of age" this decade, its overall impact on aquaculture may be more limited.
China has aimed to increase the import of seafood from Vietnam, with value rising by up to 114% after enduring a decline throughout January and February.
The local fishery sector is set to earn an additional US$7 billion in export revenue by 2030 compared to the figure of US$8.6 billion recorded in 2020