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Tag: Liptopenaeus vannamei

Size grading of harvested whiteleg shrimp (Liptopenaeus vannamei) in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand)                     Description: Worawut Koedprang and Abdel Rahman El Gamal Two of the three photos show the hand grading of heads-on harvested whiteleg shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei. It is obvious that women contribute significantly to the grading process which takes place after cold bathing. In order to …

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Cold bathing of whiteleg shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) The two photos show the workers while are pouring the whiteleg shrimp (Liptopenaeus vannamei) into an iced bath. This practice is necessary after harvesting and before grading. While the ice bath is shocking harvested shrimp, it will lead to preserving the meat quality of shrimp and extending its shelf life. Note: We decided …

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Harvesting and sorting of whiteleg shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei (Thailand)

Credit: Wanna Thawinwan (Thailand) The growing season lasts 80-90 days whereas shrimp is expected to reach the market size (80-100 pieces/kg). A recent market survey reveals that the market price of average shrimp is about 4 USD/kg. (price in August 2012). The two photos show the hand-sorting of harvested shrimp as well as a batch …

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Feeding of whiteleg shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei in Thailand

Credit: Wanna Thawinwan (Thailand) The three photos address the shrimp feeding in a typical fish farm in Thailand whereas technical and economic issues are considered. Commercially formulated pelleted feed is used throughout the growing season. The pellet size and so its protein contents vary according to shrimp size as shown in the following Table.   Average …

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Farming of whiteleg shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei in Thailand

Credit:Wanna Thawinwan (Thailand) This photo shows a typical pond for whiteleg shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei in Thailand.  The pond has a surface area about 16,000 m2 with a water depth of about 1-1.2  m. Shrimp farmer buys the farm requirement of shrimp post larvae (Pl 12) from a shrimp hatchery whereas shrimp are grown for 80-90 days. The paddle …

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Greenhouse facilities for shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei, farming in Peru – in Spanish

Credit: Victor Hugo Juarez Pena (Peru) Estanque tipo invernadero para el cultivo de camarones (Liptopenaeus vannamei) de una hectárea de tamaño y con el fondo del estanque revestido con plástico de alta densidad. Llevadas a cabo por una empresa comercial de camarón a gran escala de la acuicultura de acuerdo a la resolución de dirección. …

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Culture of whiteleg shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei in India

Credit : G. Venkata Raju (India) – (gvraju_fisheries@yahoo.co.in) After the repeated failure of Penaeus monodon (giant tiger prawn) culture due to white spot disease, shrimp farmers are now resorted to the culture of whiteleg shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei in the brackish water ponds. The picture represents successful operation of Vanamei farming. Note: We decided not to watermark …

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Lining of whiteleg shrimp (Liptopenaeus vannamei) ponds in India

Credit : G. Venkata Raju (India) –  (gvraju_fisheries@yahoo.co.in) Due to the wind action, the waves created would generally disturb the pond bunds making the pond water in that region more turbid. To arrest recurrent erosion of in shrimp pond, plastic paper lining is laid in some shrimp ponds. Note: We decided not to watermark the photos …

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