Cage culture of the giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii)
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An extension manual describing biology, site requirement, grow-out operations, health management, harvest, post harvest handling and processing, and economic analysis.
Cuvin-Aralar, M. L., Aralar, E. V., & Lazartigue, A. G. (2011). Cage culture of the giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department.
shrimp culture ; cage culture ; prawn culture ; Floating cages; feeding ; Life cycle; Moulting; site selection ; stocking density ; Grading; Acclimation; Substrata; Viral diseases; Bacterial diseases; harvesting ; handling ; Economic analysis; Dimensions; Freshwater prawns and shrimps; Economic indicators; Philippines
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Net mesh size affects production of giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii cultured in lake-based cages Cuvin-Aralar, M. L. A.; Lazartigue, A. G.; Aralar, E. V. (Wiley, 2013)Cage culture of freshwater prawns in open waters is prone to the entry of predators and competitors that particularly hamper production. This study was conducted to determine how smaller net mesh sizes to reduce entry of ...
Potential of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L.) meal as an alternative protein source in diets for giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii, de Man 1879) Aya, Frolan; Cuvin-Aralar, Maria Lourdes; Coloso, Relicardo M. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2015)Growth trials were conducted to evaluate cowpea Vigna unguiculata (L.) meal as a potential protein source in diets for giant freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (de Man 1879), reared in tank and lake-based cages. ...
Primavera, Jurgenne; Gabasa Jr., Porfirio G. (World Aquaculture Society, 1981)The paper compares two prawn (Penaeus monodon) brood stock systems—land-based tanks and marine offshore pens. Construction costs and annual maintenance and operating costs total US\$1,430 and \$2,550 for the tank and \$1,500 ...