Title:

Development of the aquaculture capability of the brown tiger prawn (Penaeus esculentus)

Project Number:

1996-302

Orgnisation:

CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere

Project Status:

Completed

FRDC Expenditure:

$496,231.00

Program(s):

Industry

Final Report - 1996/302 - Development of the aquaculture capability of the brown tiger prawn (Penaeus esculentus)

Final Report
ISBN:6343062424
ISSN:
Author(s):Peter Crocos
Date Published:July 2010

Principal Investigator: Peter Crocos, David Smith, Sandy Keys and Nigel Preston

Key Words:

Objectives

1. To assess and develop the aquaculture potential of P. esculentus by:

2. Quantifying the growth performance under commercial farm culture conditions.

3. Developing a cost-effective diet for optimal growth.

4. Quantifying the potential for spawning of broodstock without ablation.

5. Closing the life cycle to provide for future selective breeding.