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Review: Crustacean Farming Crustacean farming is one of the world's fastest growing forms of aquaculture. It is a high-risk industry with potential for both substantial profits and serious losses. "Crustacean Farming," authored by John Wickins and Dan Lee, has been a principal reference for the commercial cultivation of shrimp, prawns, caryfish, lobsters, crabs and spiny lobsters.


How to Raise Freshwater Prawns at Home

Freshwater prawn farming has been in existence for about 30 years and has only recently grown into a thriving business. Freshwater prawn farms are operated much in the same way as marine shrimp farms and face many of the same problems, such as poor water conditions, climate issues and predators. In order to raise freshwater prawns at home, you will...


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How to Start Freshwater Shrimp Farming

Freshwater shrimp, also called Malaysian prawn, are the species Macrobrachium rosenbergii, originally from Malaysia. These are relatively easy to aquaculture, b | See more about Shrimp Farming, Shrimp and Html. Photos from the site


A firm that is responsible for a billionaire prawn farming initiative is to invest AU$800,000 (US$741,768) on the purchase and adaptation of aquaculture facilities in Exmouth, a strategy expected to bring production forward by a year. - See more at:

This guide from the FAO Cultured Aquatic Species Information Programme provides information on farming giant river prawn (Palaemonidae).