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.


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    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 > Acetes
    Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Users 132 not found.
    Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2010 06:27
    Last Modified: 23 May 2022 10:12
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/2910

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