A diet of newly hatched Artemia (five nauplii/L/day) and dry postlarval feed (50% protein) is fed at 10 to 25 percent of the total body weight per day (bw/d) for the first 5 days after stocking. Then the feed rate is reduced to 7.5 percent bw/d and the feed is changed to a 40% . . . → Read More: Intensive pond production For Bait Shrimp
The live bait shrimp industry in the southeastern U.S. is dependent on three shrimp species: the Atlantic white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus), the Gulf brown shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus) and the Gulf pink shrimp (F. duorarum).
All three species occur along the southern and eastern U.S. coasts from Texas through North Carolina.
The live bait . . . → Read More: Bait Shrimp Culture
THE WORDS ‘PRAWN’ AND ‘SHRIMP’
Black tiger prawn
are often used synonymously. Actual use is geographically dependent. For example, animals of the genus Macrobrachium are referred to as freshwater prawns in Australia and freshwater shrimp in the United States of America (USA).
In its statistical data, FAO refers to the genus Macrobrachium . . . → Read More: Farming Freshwater Prawns