Tropical shrimp farming and its sustainability
In December 1996, the Supreme Court of India ordered the closure of all semi-intensive and intensive shrimp farms within 500 m of the high tide line, banned shrimp farms from all public lands, and required farms that closed down to compensate their workers with 6 years of wages in a move to protect the environment and prevent the dislocation of local people. If the 1988 collapse of farms across Taiwan provided evidence of the environmental unsustainability of modern shrimp aquaculture, the landmark decision of India's highest court focused attention on its socioeconomic costs. This chapter briefly describes shrimp farming, discusses its ecological and socioeconomic impacts and recommends measures to achieve long-term sustainability including improved farm management, integrated coastal zone management, mangrove conservation and rehabiUtation, and regulatory mechanisms and policy instruments.
Primavera, J. H. (1998). Tropical shrimp farming and its sustainability. In S. S. De Silva (Ed.), Tropical Mariculture (pp. 257–289). San Diego, California: Academic Press.
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Traditional devices and gear for collecting fry of "sugpo" giant tiger prawn, Penaeus monodon in the Philippines Motoh, Hiroshi (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1980)Eight typical devices and gears for catching the wild fry of the giant tiger prawn, Penaeus monodon, locally called sugpo are described and illustrated. There are three stationary ones vis. fry lure, fry filter net and set ...Series: Technical report / SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department; No. 4
Motoh, Hiroshi (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1980)This paper describes various types of shrimping and prawning gear and devices, most of which have been traditionally used in the Philippines, with some ecological notes. This study provides basic information on prawn culture ...Series: Technical report / SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department; 5
Sim, Sih-Yang; Rimmer, Michael A.; Toledo, Joebert D.; Sugama, Ketut; Rumengan, Inneke; Williams, Kevin; Phillips, Michael J. (Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific, 2005)Recent improvements in hatchery production technology for high-value marine finfish species such as groupers have led to an increased interest in setting up hatcheries to produce fingerlings for aquaculture. Small-scale ...Series: Asia-Pacific Marine Finfish Aquaculture Network; Publication No. 2005–01