Category Archive: Shrimp

This category covers hatchery technologies and related issues such as eyestalk ablation and artificial insemination. This category includes also the culture and management of farming units including pond preparation and management till harvesting.

Jun 04 2017

Northern brown shrimp from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea

Photo credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)  The inserted picture of a brown shrimp specimen was taken in a fish farm in Egypt. Introduction: Brown shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus) is a species of marine penaeid shrimps which has an important commercial species in the USA. The species has several common …

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Jan 14 2016

Shrimp aquaculture in Colombia

Photo credit: Camilo Cristian Suarez Barazeta (Colombia) Review:  Camilo Cristian Suarez Barazeta and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted shrimp farm shows a shrimp farm in Punta Canoa Cartagena, Colombia. Colombian shrimp production from aquaculture has witnessed significant fluctuations due to the high losses caused by the Taura …

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Jul 18 2015

Farming of marine shrimp in Fiji

Image credit: Secretariat of the Pacific Community Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)       The inserted image shows the preparation of a shrimp pond in Fiji (liming). The following paragraphs review the development of farming of marine shrimp in Fiji. The shortage in the supply of marine shrimp in Fiji …

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Jun 25 2015

Why PL12 is the recommended stage for shrimp grow-out?

Photo credit: David Kawahigashi (Thailand – David Kawahigashi – Vannamei101) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photo is for a batch of post-larvae 12 (PL12) of whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) that are ready for stocking in grow-out facilities. From hatching, it takes about 21 days to reach the PL12. …

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May 21 2015

Prior stocking stress tests for the whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)

This 2-slide bite addresses a quality control procedures which are commonly used prior to the stocking of whiteleg shrimp post larvae in grow-out ponds. The rationality of the tests as well as the common ones are included.

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Apr 25 2015

Ovarian development and eyestalk ablation in whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)

Photo credit: David Kawahigashi (Thailand – David Kawahigashi – Vannamei101) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The inserted photos were taken in a Thai shrimp facility and shows the gonadal development for a female of white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannaemai) which is carried out. In this particular photo the assessment of …

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Nov 20 2014

Preserving shrimp in Senegal through salting and sun-drying

Credit: Makhtar Ndiaye (Senegal) The inserted photo shows a woman during the sun-drying of shrimp as a means of preservation and marketing. This practice occurs in the Casamance region of southern Senegal. The sun-drying of shrimp is done after being boiled and salted. After drying, the product will be packaged and ready for sale.   …

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Oct 27 2014

Liming shrimp ponds in Thailand

Credit for the photos: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   A relatively recent farm survey (NACA, 1996) revealed that about 90% of Thai shrimp farmers spray lime to tackle the low pH associated problems especially those related to health and survival of farmed shrimp. The application of lime …

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Oct 22 2014

Use of snail meat in shrimp feeding in Vietnam- Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) This video was filmed in a shrimp operation in Vietnam The practice of feeding snail meat to farmed shrimp in many Asian countries has been a popular and widely used practice in Asian countries. The driving force behind the use of …

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Oct 08 2014

Assessment of feed consumption and shrimp condition in earthen ponds in Vietnam – Video

Credit for the video: Ahmed Shaheen – Egypt Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) This video was filmed in a shrimp pond in Vietnam. It seems from the aeration system that the pond is managed at intensive level. Because the high cost of shrimp feed, efforts are spent to minimize the …

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