Super intensive shrimp farm in Phang Nga (Thailand) – Video

Video credit: Vannamei 101 Description: Vannamei 101 and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)

As the video caption tells, the video is affiliated to a super intensive shrimp farm located in Phang Nga, Thailand. The stocking rate of post larvae in the farm is 300 PL/m2.  The shrimp culture in the farm with “High Density Polyethylene” HDPE liners. The target shrimp production is 4.5 kg of shrimp/m2; such high production required highly efficient aeration system as shown in the video.

It may worth noting that through a breeding program carried out in Thailand targeted to improve the growth rate of white leg shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, enabling a significant increase in stocking density and so much higher yields, allowing Thailand to produce nearly 600,000 tons in 2009-2010.

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