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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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