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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Fenneropenaeus indicus (Indian white shrimp)

Title Spawning Caption Female Fenneropenaeus indicus with good egg development and ready to spawn. Title Signs of deterioration in shrimp Caption First sign of deterioration in Fenneropenaeus indicus is reddening of the hepatopancreas if not frozen in time.

Further expansion of the rearing of P. Title Spawning Caption Fenneropenaeus indicus with good egg development and ready to spawn. Feed is not provided to nauplius as it is a non-feeding stage. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Commercial shrimp farming, with selective stocking of shrimp seeds, was initiated with the establishment of shrimp hatcheries in the government and private sectors in India in he late s; these hatcheries produced Penaeus indicus and Penaeus monodon seeds. Title Anatomy Caption External anatomy of Fenneropenaeus indicus. Traditional farming practices are still practiced in tidal ponds along the Southwest coast of India.

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The cost of adult shrimp produced in a modified extensive system was estimated in to be USD 4. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute.


Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. The European Union market has even higher specifications zero tolerance. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger. The remaining shrimp are harvested by cast netting. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Estimates of the total number of eggs spawned are made by sampling. The larvae further pass through protozoea 3 stagesmysis 3 stagesand then to postlarvae, which resemble the adult shrimp.

Female Fenneropenaeus indicus ready to spawn, as evident from the egg development and the “butterfly shape” of eggs in the first abdominal segment. Development In Asian countries shrimp aquaculture used to be centred on the tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon. 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.

However, with the establishment of hatcheries and also due to overfishing, the dependence on wild seeds has been reduced. X Close Image credit. Production costs depend upon the site, the type of culture system, the scale of production, the number of production cycles per year, and the incidence of diseases, etc. Many farmers are small-scale farmers with ponds of less than 3 ha in most of the Incicus countries and it has been suggested that the establishment of common effluent treatment systems may assist them to improve.

Technology Transfer Series 9. Semi-intensive farming of P. Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Title Colour of Fenneropenaeus indicus Caption The colour of live Fenneropenaeus indicus at idicus side. The crab Scylla serrata is a predator of shrimp in growout ponds.


Selective breeding and domestication for genetically improved and SPF broodstock. It is also the subject of an aquaculture industry, the main countries involved in this being Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Iran and India. The shrimp feed on natural foods enhanced by pond fertilization, and supplemented by artificial diets.

Milne-Edwards, Palaemon longicornis Olivier, feneropenaeus Coastal aquaculture, marine prawn culture, Part 1. Geographic variations in size at first maturity are evident and vary from to mm TL. Destruction of mangroves and misuse of wetlands. The size of females used for broodstock and spawning should preferably be above be millimetres 5.

Ecotao Enterprises ecotao yahoo. Title Adult Natural fenneropenaeuw Caption Argyrosomus japonicus can be a significant predator in shrimp growout ponds. They return to the sea as sub-adults. The profit can be increased by value-addition to the shrimp indicua the form of shrimp pickles, cutlets, battered, ready-to-cook, etc. Circular tanks of 2—5 tonnes capacity are used to rear larvae from nauplius to mysis stage.

MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends. Retrieved from ” https: Very large fields tenneropenaeus deeper areas ranging in size from 2 to 75 ha, where paddy cultivation is impossible, are also used for shrimp filtration throughout the year. Shrimp are fed with intertidal oligochaetes and clam and squid meat daily.