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January 24, 2015

Mexico/United States

California—Shrimp News News


Hi, on January 29 and 30, 2015, I’ll be Obregon, Sonora, Mexico, attending the First Reunión Científica y Tecnológica sobre el Cultivo de Camarón (First Scientific and Technical Meeting on Shrimp Farming), an event sponsored Mexico’s Trusts Funds to Agriculture (FIRA) and organized by Salvador Meza, editor of Panorama Acuicola, Mexico’s leading aquaculture magazine.  FIRA is an institution dedicated to supporting the development of rural, agricultural, forestry and fisheries in Mexico through loans, training, technical assistance and technology transfer.


The Program

Thursday, January 29, 2015

• The Current Status of Shrimp Farming in Mexico (3 Presentations)

• The Challenge of Diseases (4 Presentations)

• Innovations in Production Technology (3 Presentations)

• Searching for New Strategies (3 Presentations)


Friday, January 30, 2015

• Innovations in Production Technology Continued (2 Presentations)

• Nutrition and Health (4 Presentations)

• Commercialization and Marketing (3 Presentations)

• Safety and Quality (3 Presentations)


Information: Alma González, First Reunión Científica y Tecnológica sobre el Cultivo de Camarón (phone +52-33-36322355, email, webpage.


Shrimp News: After the conference, I’m going to visit Nutricion Marina’s shrimp farms in Sonora, Sinaloa and Baja California.  Nutricion Marina, a large, vertically integrated shrimp farming company, is part of Grupo Acuicola Mexicano (GAM).  I’ll be away from my desk until Wednesday, February 4, 2015, so there will be no new news reports between Tuesday, January 27 and Thursday, February 5, 2015.


Source: Bob Rosenberry, Shrimp News International, January 24, 2015.

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