The Soft prawn syndrome and its control

Rao, P Vedavyasa (1987) The Soft prawn syndrome and its control. R & D Series for Marine Fishery Resources Management, 15. pp. 1-4.


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wne of the factors adversely affecting the production of prawns in the culture fisheries, particularly in the semiintensive culture system, is the incidence of 'soft' prawns. Although reliable estimation of the production loss on account of this syndrome is at present not available, it leads to poor or retarded growth, greater mortality rate and low value to the affected prawns. In certain cases, it causes total mortality of the stocked population in the culture system.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: soft prawn syndrome; shrimp
Subjects: Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions: CMFRI-Kakinada > Biotechnology
CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2010 11:46
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:31

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