Tag Archive: post larvae

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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Sep 03 2012

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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