Profile updated on 31 March 2018

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Penaeus monodon , Penaeus vannamei

SPECIES NAME(s)

Giant tiger prawn, Whiteleg shrimp, Camarón blanco

JURISDICTION

Bạc Liêu, Cà Mau, Kiên Giang, Long An, Sóc Trăng, Tiền Giang, Trà Vinh, Bến Tre

PREDOMINANT PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Pond

WATER SOURCE

Brackish

JUVENILE SOURCE

hatchery - wild broodstock


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.