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Die Basis zum natürlichen Genuss

The basis for natural enjoyment provided by nature itself! Shrimps from the mangroves.
Crisp and delicate, include the shrimp around the globe to the most popular seafood in general. No wonder that the shrimps have become the most economically important crustaceans that are fished on all the oceans in large quantities and farmed in tropical and subtropical waters with great success in aquaculture.

Overfishing and negative effects
The global pollution, global warming and overfishing, habitat depleted sea. We need the controlled breeding in aquaculture to protect the natural ecosystems of the oceans.

Controlled aquaculture Silvofishery®
Through the use of simple biotechnological process tropical warm water shrimp can be produced without water pollution and use of pharmaceuticals. In Vietnam, in the southern part of the Mekong Delta, the controlled breeding of "Eden Shrimp", with the system of the so-called Silvo-Fishery, in the mangroves an alternative, which the environmental impacts can be avoided in advance.

With this said extensive Zero-Input-aquaculture the shrimps receive no additional food, fertilizer and other auxiliaries. The shrimps grow in their natural environment, fed only natural feed and therefore correspond to a high quality wild caught shrimp, which is firmly in the bite of a delicate texture, strong in color and balanced taste.

By a refined sophisticated lock system that is open regularly at high tide, nutrient rich seawater, with enough plankton, can be embedded in the natural mangrove ponds. Thus, the shrimp can nourishing in a very natural way, in a deliberately low stocking density, abundant with all kinds of small animals, under optimum welfare conditions.

Natural farming in harmony with nature
In the cycle of the tidal current, during the Full and New Moon phases, when the tidal difference is greatest, the locks are at low tide again opened, so that the grown and mature shrimp subsequent to their migration, their natural instinct to towards the sea spawning. can be fished on the open locks.

Sustainable standards are essential for the expansion of this industry. With such innovations, a natural aquaculture is designed to preserve resources and conserving energy.

Self-production of mangrove
This form of aquaculture combines the natural high natural production of mangrove forests, because each farm is part of a government-specified plan for reforestation and forest protection. At a minimum, the farms must have 60% ​​of mangrove forests-areas, so that the long-term survival and preservation of the eco-system will be recovered.

An important food and generally life-basis of the population is ensured while achieving a partial discharge of the seas and oceans as well as contributing to the preservation of endangered species.

Valuable Habitat
In addition to coral reefs and tropical rain forests, the mangrove forests are the most productive ecosystems in the world and among the world's most valuable habitats. They consist of trees and shrubs of countless plant species that colonize in tropical and subtropical coastlines and brackish estuaries where they are exposed to water daily until the crown base.

At these living conditions they have adapted well: Mangroves are gigantic filter systems. They absorb excess nutrients and relieve coastal waters by storing salt in their cells. Some may like cactea store water to dilute high salt concentrations. This has a positive effect on coastal erosion! The backyard land is not deserted. In the canopy of mangrove reptiles and mammals live. Water birds have their nests there.

Nursery of marine animals
The root system provides fish, mussels and crabs a safe habitat and their larvae and juveniles best conditions. Therefore, the mangroves are referred to as nurseries of the oceans. Even for people they are vital: they offer protection against tsunamis.

Copyright: Arne van Grondel - Ambassador for fish and seafood from sustainable fisheries