Macrobrachium nipponense is a species of freshwater shrimp found in Asia that was first described in References[edit]. ^ Charles Fransen (). This study includes an experimental hatchery design for the prawn Macrobrachium nipponense from the brackish water of Basrah region (Al- Mashab Marsh). Experimental hatchery designed for the prawn Macrobrachium nipponense in Marine science center, Basrah, Iraq تصميم مفقس تجريبي للروبيان.

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Keywords Selenium toxicity Moult Macrobrachium nipponense shrimp. From PL onwards prawns swim forwards, dorsal side uppermost. After metamorphosis, PL assume a more benthic life style and begin to nippnoense upstream towards freshwater.

Listing 1 – 5 of 5. Before metamorphosis into postlarvae PLthe planktonic larvae pass through several zoeal stages. Keywords water currents Macrobrachium nipponense movement behaviour.

Blackwell Science, Oxford, England. Edited and compiled by Valerio Crespi and Michael New. Thorax contains three pairs of maxillipeds, used as mouthparts, and five pairs of pereiopods true legs. Gravid females migrate downstream into estuaries, where eggs hatch as free-swimming larvae in brackishwater. Eyes stalked, except in first larval stage.

Chinese production actually fell in but, as the global market expands, is expected to expand again later. It is often found in extremely turbid conditions. The major disease problems affecting Macrobrachium rosenbergii generally occur because of poor intake water treatment, poor husbandry, overcrowding, poor sanitation, and non-existent or inadequate quarantine procedures.

Indonesian production is reported in for the first time. Specific negative effects of M. External parasites that inhibit swimming, feeding and moulting; affect all life stages. To a lesser extent, this also occurs in the USA mainly for consumption nipponfnse Asians or in restaurants serving Asian food and Japan. Productivity is generally lower, management is less labour intensive, and the potential for the abuse or waste of resources is minimal, and unlike the inland culture of marine shrimp the grow-out macrobracgium Macrobrachium does not make agricultural land saline.

From metamorphosis onwards prawns can also walk, not only on the sub-stratum but also over damp areas including stones by river edges, up vertical surfaces small waterfalls, weirs, etc.


While the total production in all culture systems were 12,, macrobracuium, and between 9,, Postlarvae. Abstract The present study showed the effect of water currents 0. While production of the out ponds cage two in mud and fiberglass ponds were estimated between 4, larvae and 2, Postlarvae. Both domestic and international markets exist and are expanding. Seven species have been diagnosed of Aspergillus flavusA. Furthermore, there is considerable production of other freshwater prawn species, notably M.

Abstract This study includes an experimental hatchery design for the prawn Macrobrachium nipponense from the brackish water of Basrah region Al-Mashab Marsh.

Rostrum long, normally reaching beyond antennal scale, slender and somewhat sigmoid; distal part curved somewhat ,acrobrachium dorsal and ventral teeth. By the Hawaiian team led by Takuji Fujimura had developed mass rearing techniques for commercial-scale hatchery production of prawn postlarvae PL.

Second chelipeds bear numerous spinules; robust; slender; may be excessively long; mobile finger covered with dense, though rather short pubescence.

Eleven distinct larval stages. Males and females have different growth rates and males exhibit heterogenous individual growth HIG ; these are vitally important factors in grow-out management. This macrobracchium led to larval rearing on an experimental basis. The presence of this new BC male then delays the transition mxcrobrachium the next OC to the BC morphotype, causing it to attain a larger size following its metamorphosis. In total, the output of M.

Production in India and Thailand expanded by more than 50 percent per year between and ; this trend is expected to continue. Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries.

There is also potential for expansion in Bangladesh, a traditional exporter from its capture fisheries. Although reared in captivity from time immemorial, modern farming of this species originated in the early s when FAO expert Shao-Wen Ling, working in Malaysia, found that freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii larvae required brackish conditions for survival.

Macrobrachium nipponense – Wikipedia

Antennae often blue; chelipeds blue or orange. The first major FAO project designed to expand the culture of this species began in in Thailand. As a conclusion of the observed results this prawn seems to be a pelagic feeding species.


Postlarvae and adults are omnivorous, eating algae, aquatic plants, molluscs, aquatic insects, worms, and other crustaceans. Large wild-caught males Photo: The rate of expansion in the largest producer, China, has slowed, partly due to the farming of an alternative indigenous species Macrobrachium nipponense and partly because marine shrimp are now being reared in mactobrachium and are sometimes referred to erroneously as freshwater prawns.

Viet Nam is a significant producer and exporter of farmed Macrobrachiumalthough its hatchsry is masked by being included in the statistical category ‘freshwater prawns, shrimps nei’. In Cultured aquatic species fact sheets.

Iraqi Journal of Aquaculture

Larvae mostly consume zooplankton mainly minute crustaceansvery nipponende worms, and larval stages of other crustaceans. Cephalon contains eyes, antennulae, antennae, mandibles, maxillulae, and maxillae. This species lives in tropical freshwater environments influenced by adjacent brackishwater areas.

These constraints are now balanced by a number of positive factors concerning its sustainability see responsible aquaculture practices below and the development of a distinct and expanding market niche for freshwater prawns. Potential for expansion exists but small-scale producers may need to co-operate in collective marketing to exploit these opportunities. This hatchery consist of five parts: Production cycle of Macrobrachium rosenbergii.

The distribution of these age-groups determined at different parts of the tank. Abstract The feeding behavior experiments showed that the feeding of juveniles Macrobrachium nipponense are mostly and frequently occurred on nipponehse artificially net covered walls of the experimental tanks, this finding were observed in all the three tested bottom types net covered wall Awater column B and bottom C ; smooth or sand-clay bottomand during the two tested feeding times after 2 hr and 24 hr of experiments onset, and in both smooth and sand-clay tanks bottom.