Advanced Shrimp/Prawn Farming

The global trade of shrimp and prawns is estimated at USD 28 billion per year. The main market of shrimp export is Latin America. Ecuador become the world’s fifth largest shrimp producer after overtaking Thailand recently. However, the serious disease outbreaks have caused widespread losses to farms in countries. Increasingly stringent food safety regulations in major international markets imply that producers and traders must ensure that shrimp product to be served to consumer’s plates is free from disease, substances like antibiotics and additives. The shrimp producer must aware on this issue if they fail to do so it would result in rejected shipments and brand damage Shrimp farming must be done more science-based, controlled, sustainable systems, food safety and effective cost with the incorporating proper protocols for nutrition, health and environment friendly.

Objectives

  • Knowing on Shrimp major diseases
    • EMS (Early mortality syndrome)
    • WSSV (White spot syndrome virus)
    • White feces and etc.
  • Shrimp Health Management
    • Shrimp Nutrition and Feed management
    • Probiotics in Shrimp Farming

Course Outline

  • Shrimp Health Management
    • Shrimp Nutrition and Feed management
    • Probiotics in Shrimp Farming
  • Shrimp major diseases
    • EMS (Early mortality syndrome)
    • WSSV (White spot syndrome virus)
    • White feces and etc.
    • Other shrimp diseases

Target Audience

  • Agriculturists, Practitioners, Decision makers/Policymakers and Development Partners.

  • Young and Experienced Farmers and Entrepreneurs interested on aquaculture industries.

  • Those with a responsibility or interest in the shrimp farming business

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