Macrobrachium culture industry in Thailand
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There are numerous freshwater prawns classified under the genus Macrobrachium which is generally categorized under the Family Palaemonidae Rafinesque, 1815, sub-family Palaemoninae Rafinesque, 1815. In Thailand, 19 Macrobrachium species that thrive in either freshwater or brackishwater, have been found and identified. Of the nineteen species, below are the five species identified as the most economically important species for Thailand: Macrobrachium dienbienphuense, Macrobrachium niphanae, Macrobrachium lanchesteri, Macrobrachium sintangense, and Macrobrachium rosenbergii dacqueti.
Uraiwan, S., & Sodsuk, P. (2007). Macrobrachium culture industry in Thailand. In M. R. R. Eguia & M. L. C. Aralar (Comps.), Recent developments in the genetic improvement of the giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium sp.) (pp. 26–35). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.
Prawn culture; Aquaculture economics; Water quality; Water temperature; Dissolved oxygen; Salinity; Ammonia; Recirculating systems; Seeds; Genetics; Research; Population structure; Selective breeding; Domestication; Biotechnology; Macrobrachium dienbienphuense; Macrobrachium niphanae; Macrobrachium lanchesteri; Macrobrachium sintangense; Macrobrachium rosenbergii dacqueti; Freshwater prawns and shrimps; Macrobrachium; Macrobrachium amplimanus; Macrobrachium equidens; Macrobrachium eriocheirum; Macrobrachium esculentum; Macrobrachium hirsutimanus; Macrobrachium idae; Macrobrachium lar; Macrobrachium latidactylus; Macrobrachium mirabile; Macrobrachium mieni; Macrobrachium neglectus; Macrobrachium sintangense; Macrobrachium sirindhorn; Macrobrachium yui; Thailand
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