Tag Archive: whiteleg shrimp

Aug 17 2017

Organic shrimp farming in Asia (Video)

Video credit: Jimmy Lim (Aquamimicry China) Review: Jimmy Lim and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the channel) The video was filmed in a shrimp farm located in Hainan (China). The video shows the preparation of the ponds before stocking of the post larvae. There is a growing interest in organic food including organic shrimp. …

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Jul 16 2017

Green tilapia: annoying in shrimp ponds but rewarding on market display (Egypt)

Photos credit: Sherif Sadek (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Green tilapia (Tilapia zillii) is usually treated as an unwanted species in fish ponds because the species matures at younger age and smaller size compared to farmed tilapia species such as Nile tilapia (the specimens shown –based on their …

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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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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. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Stress-tests-for-the-postlarvae-of-whiteleg-shrimp.pdf”]

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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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Jun 04 2014

Culture of whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei in Thailand

Credit: Ayman Ammar (Egypt) The photos were photographed in a commercial shrimp farm in Thailand. You may see the action of checking the feeding activity of shrimp and whether the feed placed in the feeding tray shown in the photo was totally consumed or if there is a left-over feed. While checking the status of …

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Sep 06 2013

Whiteleg shrimp and black tiger shrimp in Thailand (changing positions)

Photo credit: Wanna Thawinwan (Thailand)              Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal  Before 2002, the white leg shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei did not appear in the fishery statistics in Thailand while almost all marine shrimp produced belonged to the black tiger shrimp, Penaeus monodon. Afterwards, the local and export markets caused a …

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May 08 2013

Indonesian Fishery sector (capture fishery – aquaculture – processing – trade) – 33 min-video

The owner of this video is “Directorate General of Culture Fishery – Department of Marine Affairs and Fisheries” Credit: Solah Ahmad (Indonesia) This relatively long video covers the fishery sector in Indonesia starting by capture fishery and then aquaculture, processing and export. Aquaculture system is being covered in more details whereas key farmed species were …

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Nov 13 2012

The profile of shrimp culture in Thailand

Credit: Proyrat Chaowajaroenpong and Ong-art Kumprasert (Thailand) According to the information available in 2011, the acreage under shrimp culture amounts 71,200 ha producing 400,000 – 500,000 tons of shrimp/year. There is approximately 30,000 shrimp farms; out of which 75% are small-scale operations. In the present, about 99% of produced shrimp belongs to whiteleg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei while …

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