Profile updated on 7 December 2020

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Penaeus vannamei , Penaeus monodon

SPECIES NAME(s)

Whiteleg shrimp, Camarón blanco, Giant tiger prawn

JURISDICTION

Guangdong

PREDOMINANT PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Pond

WATER SOURCE

Brackish

JUVENILE SOURCE

hatchery - closed cycle


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • The MoA Order 31 contains best management practices and reporting requirements for farm production, including water quality and disease control.
Weaknesses
  • There is no publicly available evidence of the use of zoning by the shrimp industry.