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Warm-Water Crustaceans

Handbook / Manual

Series: Tropical Agriculturalist Series

By: JCV Arrignon

160 pages, Col & b/w photos, illus, tabs


Paperback | Oct 1994 | #41495 | ISBN: 0333574621
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About this book

Warm-water crustaceans are an increasingly important form of livestock in many parts of the world. This book covers in detail the main species that can be farmed.


Part 1 Louisiana red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii): Louisiana red swamp crayfish - introduction; biology; exploitation; problems; marketing. Part 2 Giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii): freshwater prawns - introduction; biology; farm management; farming techniques; marketing. Part 3 Penaeid shrimp farming: penaeid shrimp farming - introduction; biology; sites suitable for shrimp farming; choice of species and system; processing and marketing.

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