Profile updated on 6 January 2020

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Penaeus vannamei , Penaeus monodon

SPECIES NAME(s)

Whiteleg shrimp, Camarón blanco, Giant tiger prawn

JURISDICTION

Andhra Pradesh

PREDOMINANT PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Pond

WATER SOURCE

Brackish

JUVENILE SOURCE

hatchery - closed cycle


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • The management of the industry is well structured, the Coastal Aquaculture Authority oversees the regulation, support, and enforcement of aquaculture development through the CAA Act and Guidelines.
Weaknesses
  • There is no evidence that aquaculture zoning or the use of carrying-capacity studies are being actively used to guide farm siting and production limits.

T75 SECTORS

  • Large Shrimp