Prawn hatchery operations
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The manual, an updated version of the 1984 SEAFDEC/AQD manual, presents the underlying principles and step-by-step instructions of prawn larval and post-larval rearing. The techniques described are not only applicable to Penaeus monodon, but may also be modified and applied to other penaeid and metapenaeid species. The following aspects are covered: Site selection; Life cycle; Hatchery design and planning; Hatchery operations; Diseases; and Economics.
Parado-Estepa, F.D., Quinitio, E.T. & Borlongan, E.L. (1996). Prawn hatchery operations (Rev. ed.). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.