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Towards sustainable shrimp culture in Thailand and the region

Towards sustainable shrimp culture in Thailand and the region

proceedings of a workshop held at Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, 28 October-1 November 1996 Agriculture University

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Published by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research in Canberra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditor: Paul T. Smith.
SeriesACIAR proceedings -- no.90
ContributionsSmith, Paul T., Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22630345M
ISBN 101863202722
OCLC/WorldCa44054592

Shrimp Production Review • Professor James L. Anderson, Director, Institute for Sustainable Food Systems - University of Florida • Dr. Diego Valderrama, University of los Andes, Colombia Shrimp Aquaculture Production by World Region: (FAO Data)File Size: KB. In June , The Guardian published an investigation into the Thai Shrimp supply chain. It alleged that Asian slave labour was contributing to the production of shrimp for supermarkets in the US and the UK. Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) and a number of its customers including Costco were implicated.

Aquaponics as a niche for sustainable modern aquaculture has been highlighted. The effect of use of pharmaceuticals to prevent fish disease on the surrounding marine environment is an emerging area of concern, and a critical discussion on this aspect is included in the book. Tilapia production in Thailand has been mostly targeted at the domestic market, whereas white shrimp are produced mainly for export ().However, a number of the tilapia farms visited during this work are increasingly focused on export, which required significant changes to culture practice, and approval by international certification bodies (Yamprayoon and Sukhumparnich, ).Cited by:

Get this from a library! Coastal shrimp aquaculture in Thailand: key issues for research. [Paul T Smith; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research.;] -- This report describes the results of a study that was carried out from to into the researchable issues in sustainable coastal shrimp aquaculture in Thailand. Shrimp cultivation is a comparatively new agricultural practice in the south-west coastal region of Bangladesh. The objective of this study is to analyze the costs and returns of shrimp and paddy cultivation for understanding the behavior of the farmers in the south-west coastal region of Bangladesh. This study compares cost and return of shrimp and paddy cultivation through collecting primary Author: Mohammed Ziaul Haider, Rabeya Akter.


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Towards sustainable shrimp culture in Thailand and the region: proceedings of a workshop held at Hat Yai, Songkhla, Thailand, 28 October-1 November Author: Paul T Smith ; Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. Towards sustainable shrimp culture in Thailand and the region.

Shrimp farming expanded rapidly in Thailand and other countries in Asia in the early s, but productivity plateaued and then went into decline. ACIAR funded a project and an associated workshop. Abstract. World production of farmed shrimp is focused on a few species.

At present, the Pacific whiteleg shrimp Litopenaeus (Penaeus) vannamei tops the list, followed by the black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon and a few others. The former attains the market size between 15 and 25 g within three months in culture, while P. monodon requires at least four months to reach the marketable size Author: Pattira Pongtippatee, Krishna R.

Salin, Gabriel Arome Ataguba, Boonsirm Withyachumnarnkul. 5 Sustainable Production of Shrimp in Thailand Hansford SW, Hewitt DR () Growth and nutrient digestibility by male and female Penaeus monodon: evidence of sexual dimorphism.

Towards sustainable shrimp culture in Thailand and the region. ACIAR Proceedings No. 90). By the time of its completion inthe project and its team members had wit-nessed an interesting and critical period in the shrimp farming industry, both in Thai-land and the Asia–Pacific region.

The industry in Thailand, for example, reached aCited by: 8. Shrimp farming is associated with mangrove destruction, water pollution, and illegal fishing and labor practices, but WWF is working with some of the world’s most innovative and conscientious farmers to demonstrate that shrimp production can be environmentally sustainable, socially responsible, and economically viable.

Shrimp Farming in Coastal Areas in Thailand and the Proposed Economic Instruments for Sustainable Shrimp Farming Dararatt Anantanasuwong* 1. Introduction Coastal areas which used to be mainly covered with dense mangrove forest and rice fields have been converted by local fishermen and outside investors into ponds for shrimp farming.

With a. This study focuses on a new trend in shrimp aquaculture, the development of brackishwater ponds for Penaeus monodon culture in inland freshwater areas of Thailand’s Central Plain.

After the collapse of shrimp farming in the Upper Gulf of Thailand region, the geo-graphic focus of shrimp farming moved to the eastern and southern coastal regions.

These areas generally possess better soil and water supply characteristics than sites near Bangkok, and a large number of new farms were constructed during the early s (Jory. Shrimp Culture and the Environment Michael J.

Phillips Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific Kasetsart University Campus BangkokThailand Phillips MJ. Shrimp culture and the environment, pp. In: Bagarinao TU, Flores EEC (eds) Towards Sustainable Aquaculture in Southeast Asia and by: BangkokThailand Abstract.

In Southeast Asia, shrimp aquaculture has been practiced for many years and is a traditional coastal farming activity in several countries.

The recent trend has been towards more intensive forms of culture resulting in a number of problems. However, experiences in the region suggest that shrimp farming can be. Three distinct types of shrimp farming can be distinguished in Thailand, namely extensive farming, semi-intensive farming and intensive farming.

Extensive farming is the original shrimp culture system that cultures shrimp in large areas using the traditional methods of tidal exchange of water and natural seed supply.

In the wake of this disease, however, the industry has come back even stronger, with higher quality shrimp and truly sustainable practices. Today, Thai shrimp farming is undergoing a Author: Rubicon Resources. Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (Bangkok, Thailand).

Sustainable Intensification of Aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific Region/Documentation of Successful Practices. Editors W. Miao and K.K. Lal. Country Paper Development and Dissemination of Closed (semi-closed) Intensive Shrimp Farming Systems in Thailand.

Shrimp Farming in Thailand. Hatcheries: The number of active large, medium and small (backyard) shrimp hatcheries operating in Thailand ranges from 1, to 2, Prior to the outbreak of EMS/AHPND, the demand for P.

vannamei postlarvae for intensive shrimp farming was ab to 78, million PL/year. Summary Report on the FAO Technical Consultation on Policies for Sustainable Shrimp Culture (Bangkok, Thailand, December ) and on Follow-up Activities. Meeting document COFI/99/Inf Papers presented at the Bangkok FAO Technical Consultation on Policies for Sustainable Shrimp Culture.

Bangkok, Thailand, December Given that shrimp production is highly important for economic development in Thailand, and the demand for shrimp from international markets is projected to increase, policy makers are now confronted with the challenge of directing shrimp farmers away from environmental destruction, and towards more sustainable production systems (Bush et al Author: Angie Elwin, Vipak Jintana, Giuseppe Feola.

The impact of expanding shrimp aquaculture production in Thailand has been the widespread destruction of mangrove ecosystems, with a number of ecological, economic, and social consequences resulting. Barbier (economics, U. of Wyoming, US) and Sathirathai (president, Good Governance for Social Development and the Environment Institute, Thailand Cited by: Chantaburi Shrimp Farmers Groups, Suratthani Shrimp Farmers Club (SSFC) and Thai Marine Shrimp Farmers Association (TSA).

One of the major components of sustainable shrimp farming development in Thailand is an attempt to establish institutional settings, i.e., formation of interest groups with wideFile Size: KB. Thailand: Reclaiming mangroves for shrimp production.

Communities in Thailand turn to restoring degraded mangrove forests to grow and harvest clean shrimp. shrimp culture industry in Thailand during this period. It is helpful to examine the historical background of shrimp farming in Thailand.3 In its early stages, shrimp production in Thailand was a by-product of salt production; wild shrimp strayed into the salt pans .A Case Study on Institutional Aspects of Shrimp Aquaculture in Thailand.

Report prepared under the World Bank, NACA, WWF and FAO Consortium Program on Shrimp Farming and the Environment. Work in Progress for Public Discussion.

Published by the Consortium. 72 pages. 1 FAO. Report of the Bangkok FAO Technical Consultation on Policies for File Size: 2MB.Shrimp Culture: Economics, Market, and Trade (World Aquaculture Society Book series) - Kindle edition by Leung, PingSun, Engle, Carole R, Leung, PingSun, Engle, Carole R.

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