Fenneropenaeus indicus is a significant aquaculture species in Iran, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Vietnam and South Africa (Hoffman et al. Penaeus (Fenneropenaeus) indicus H. Milne Edwards, Next to Metapenaeus dobsoni, P. indicus is the second most important species in the ricefield. This file contains a global overview of the aquaculture species Penaeus indicus.

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Milne Edwards, “. Smaller indoor tanks of tonnes capacity are used for rearing larvae up to PL Three tanks of the above size can meet the broodstock requirements of a hatchery of 18 million capacity. However, with the establishment of hatcheries and also due to overfishing, the dependence on febneropenaeus seeds has been reduced. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Indicus forms percent of the total yield of shrimp.

In some areas, such as Thailand Phongdara et al.

Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute. The remaining stock is harvested by hand picking. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Title Paddle wheel Caption Paddle wheel aerator on a shrimp pond. Part of the white spot syndrome Baculovirus complex.


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Harvesting is by drainage of the pond. The major disease problems for this shrimp species are shown in the table below. Maximum body length 23 cm females and Depending upon the temperature, hatching takes place within hours after spawning. The production of seeds in hatcheries depends on the availability of broodstock and quality of spawners. There are five stages in ovarian maturation: Black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon.

Milne-Edwards, Palaemon longicornis Olivier, Intensive Intensive farming of P. The size of P. Title Colour of Fenneropenaeus indicus Caption The colour of live Fenneropenaeus indicus at pond side. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email.

First sign of deterioration is reddening of the hepatopancreas if not frozen in time. Title Harvested Fenneropenaeus indicus Caption The normal colour of harvested Fenneropenaeus indicus.

Various species of cormorants are natural predators at aquaculture facilities. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.


Which species are on the road to recovery? Retrieved May 27, Governments and the shrimp farming industry have implemented several measures to reduce these negative impacts. However, outbreaks of shrimp viruses may occur due to sudden changes in water quality and poor pond bottom environment In some cases antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals have been used in treatment but their inclusion in this table does not imply an FAO recommendation.

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It is one of the major wild caught commercial species of the world. Adults are normally found at depths less than 30 m but have also been caught from 90 m. Seeds can be obtained from the wild or cenneropenaeus establishment of hatcheries. Title Spawning Caption Female Fenneropenaeus indicus ready to spawn, as evident from the egg development and the “butterfly shape” of eggs in the first abdominal segment.

Title Cormorants Natural enemies. Paddle wheel aerators on shrimp pond.