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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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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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