The paper described the state-of-the-art in prawn hatchery technology and wild fry collection in the country. The major species for culture emphasized is Penaeus monodon Fabricius locally named as pansat, lukon or sugpo. It is currently the predominant species for pond culture and export. Technical and non-technical problems were brought up and possible solutions recommended. Also provided was an updated list of penaeid prawn hatcheries in the Philippines.
Seed production. (1984). In Prawn industry development in the Philippines: Proceedings of the National Prawn Industry Development Workshop, 10-13 April 1984, Iloilo City, Philippines (pp. 3-6). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.