5 Best Practices for Shrimp Farming

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5 Best Practices for Shrimp Farming

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Americans eat millions of pounds of shrimp every year, but not many know what goes into farming the tasty crustaceans. A lot goes into the proper farming of shrimp, and expert farmers and engineers have improved the sustainability of shrimp farming over the past 40+ years. These improvements in aquaculture are known as best practices. Countries like Thailand in particular have led the shrimp aquaculture sustainability movement. A majority of shrimp farms in Thailand are small-to-medium sized, and are mostly operated by families. Best practices allow these small-scale farming families economic stability and improved farm sustainability. Here are the 5 best practices for shrimp farming:

  1. External Nursery
  2. Central Drain Systems
  3. Crab and Bird Nets
  4. Aerators
  5. Pond Liners

See more at

https://medium.com/sustainable-seafood/5-best-practices-for-shrimp-farming-ee63119d8e6c

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