Freshwater Prawns in Louisiana

Charles Lutz, Avery, Jimmy L., Lorio, Wendell J.  |  10/4/2004 4:29:11 AM

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Throughout the world, pond production of freshwater shrimp is usually based on culture of Marobrachium rosenbergii, which is native to the Indo-Pacific region. The tropical nature of the species hinders production in cooler climates. In Louisiana, the major constraints to production include cost and availability of post-larvae for stocking and temperature intolerance.
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