Penaeus semisulcatus: A potential species for commercial culture along Tamilnadu coast

Maheswarudu, G and Radhakrishnan, E V and Pillai, N N and Arputharaj, M R and Ramakrishnan, A and Mohan, S and Vairamani, A (1995) Penaeus semisulcatus: A potential species for commercial culture along Tamilnadu coast. Fishing Chimes, 15 (1). pp. 81-83.

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Abstract

Major portion of the marine export products By value wise, is being contributed by shrimps. Three fourth of exported shrimps is from sea and The rest from culture. Since the exploitation of Shrimps has already reached optimum level in Indian coastal waters, one alternative is to Increase shrimp entering shrimp culture for Quick and high returns. Farming technology for P.monodonand P.indicus has been considerably developed than that for the other species of Indiancoast. Prime species that are cultured successfullyat present in India are P.monodon . andP.indicus in the order of trade preference. But in Japanese market P.semisulcatus, a Striped shrimp is fetching higher price than P.indicus. Information on grow-out practices of P.semisulcatusis scanty. Experimental-scale cuRurehas been attempted in Kuwait, Israel, Bahrain,Taiwan, and Malaysia.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Penaeus semisulcatus; Tamilnadu
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:6764
Deposited By:Edwin Joseph
Deposited On:27 Nov 2010 13:42
Last Modified:27 Nov 2010 13:42

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