Profile updated on 31 March 2019

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Penaeus monodon , Penaeus vannamei , Penaeus merguiensis

SPECIES NAME(s)

Giant tiger prawn, Whiteleg shrimp, Camarón blanco, Banana prawn, banana prawn

JURISDICTION

Rayong, Chachoengsao, Chumphon, Trat, Chanthaburi, Surat Thani, Songkhla

PREDOMINANT PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Pond

WATER SOURCE

Brackish

JUVENILE SOURCE

hatchery - closed cycle


Recommendation for improvement
  • MoAC and the DoF should publish national and provincial aquaculture management plans that include EIA and zonal approaches to shrimp farm siting and production based on carrying capacity studies and shared disease risks.