Origins of modern freshwater prawn culture

Freshwater prawns have been reared in captivity, either through introducing wild-caught juveniles or by trapping them, along with other crustaceans (e.g. Penaeus spp. and Metapenaeus spp.) and fish, in tidal ponds and paddy fields, for example in the Indian sub-continent and Malaysia (Wickins 1976), from time immemorial. However, modern aquaculture of this species has its origins in the early 1960s. Ling & Costello (1979) and Ling (1977) recalled that experiments on the rearing of prawn...

Fresh Water Prawn Culture Journal

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Mechanism Of Digestion In Macrobrachium Rosenbergii

Abdu, U., Takac, P., Yehezkel, G., Chayoth, R. & Sagi, A. (1998a) Administration of methyl farnesoate through the artemia vector, and its effect on Macrobrachium rosenbergii larvae. Israeli Journal of Aquaculture - Bamidgeh 50 73-81. Abdu, U., Takac, P., Laufer, H. & Sagi, A. (1998b) Effect of methyl farnesoate on late larval development and metamorphosis in the prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) a juvenoid-like effect Biological Bulletin 195 112-19. Adiyodi, K.G....