Ponds for freshwater prawns
Forum: Culture of Freshwater Prawns in Ponds
Gary J. Burtle, Extension Fisheries Specialist (The University of Georgia)
Description of Freshwater Prawn FarmingFreshwater prawns, Machrobrachium rosenbergii, or shrimp are currently popular with small scale aquaculturists in the southeasternUnited States. Pond acreage has been constructed in nearly all states, but particularly inKentucky,Mississippi,Texas,Tennessee,Georgia, andAlabama. Research atKentuckyStateUniversity has reported larger yields (Tidwell ...