Utilisation of paste shrimp Acetes : a review

Deshmukh, V D (1991) Utilisation of paste shrimp Acetes : a review. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 110 . pp. 7-8.



The Acetes group of shrimps occur in great abundance and are exploited far more economically than Krill. There are five species of Acetes occurring all along the coast line of India but only one of them, namely Acetes indicus forms a fishery of great importance. In Maharashtra and Gujarat states where major landing of Acetes takes place. The shrimp paste and sauce are manufactured extensively throughout southeast Asia and are esteemed for their taste and nourishment. Besides their use for human consumption, Acetes spp. are being recently used as food for the penaeid prawns in aquaculture practices.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Acetes; shrimp; catch; Paste shrimp; Xiayou; Mam-tep
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
ID Code:2910
Deposited On:23 Sep 2010 11:57
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