Category: Non-fishes | Resource

Shellfishes of Bangladesh: Shrimp and Prawn

Shellfish, a group of invertebrates and aquatic organism, is covered by chitinous or calcareous exoskeleton. Shell means an outer covering or layer which is popularly known as “Khoalos” in Bengali. Shellfishes are belonging to two major Phylum Arthropoda and Mollusca. In Bangladesh, there are a wide range of shellfishes have been found which comprise different groups such as, Crustaceans (shrimp, prawn, lobster, crayfish, and crab) Molluscs (clam, mussel, oyster and …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Production of prawn with carp in polyculture pond, Rajshahi

Harvested carp and prawn

Harvested carp and prawn

Polyculture of prawn with carps makes the ecological balance of the pond water, preventing the formation of massive algae blooms (Cohen et al. 1983) and at the same time increase the total production. Prawn polyculture with carps …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Carp-prawn polyculture in Charghat of Rajshahi: A new dimension in aquaculture of Northern Bangladesh

carp-prawn polyculture farm

carp-prawn polyculture farm

A case study is conducted on Gaora village of Charghat Upazila of Rajshahi to visit a carp-prawn polyculture pilot project, which added a new achievement in the aquaculture sector of the northern Bangladesh. During the case study, the very first prawn farm …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Freshwater Prawn Farming in Gher: A Study Based on Monirampur Upazila of Jessore District

A culture plot for freshwater prawn farming

A culture plot for freshwater prawn farming

Gher is modified rice field (usually situated in flood plain) comprising a trench around the rice field and built up dikes to maintain a depth of around 1 meter in the trench. Farming of prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) is became popular in south …read more

Category: Quality control | Technology

Implements of HACCP in Prawn Culture in Bangladesh

Background: The need for an effective food safety assurance method (HACCP)

Food borne diseases remain one of the most widespread public health problems in the contemporary world. The increasing incidents of many foods borne illness (i.e. Salmonellosis) in many regions of the world. Increasing awareness of the economic consequences of food borne diseases. Increasing consumers’ awareness of food safety. Emerging food borne pathogens. Low price of exported prawns in international …read more

Category: Aquaculture | Freshwater

Fresh Water Prawn Farming: A Seed of Hope for the Northern Bangladesh

fresh prawn farming

Freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) has become an important subject in recent years to the rural peoples for their livelihood, to the enterprises and exporters for raw materials and to the researchers for searching new technologies suitable for the different climatic zones of Bangladesh. The production technology of prawn polyculture is …read more