Profile updated on 31 March 2018

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Pangasianodon hypophthalmus

SPECIES NAME(s)

Striped catfish

JURISDICTION

Vĩnh Long, Can Tho, An Giang, Đồng Tháp

PREDOMINANT PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Pond

WATER SOURCE

Fresh Water

JUVENILE SOURCE

hatchery - closed cycle


Recommendation for improvement
  • Feed companies should publicly disclose their source fisheries and their commitments to improve the sourcing of marine feed ingredients (for example, via annual reports or sustainability reports, regularly updated websites or initiatives such as the Ocean Disclosure Project) and, where necessary, initiate Fishery Improvement Projects.