Good management practices for broodstock collectors

The National Aquaculture Developmenet Authority of Sri Lanka (NAQDA) took several steps to regularise collectors of Penaeus monodon (black tiger shrimp) under the restructuring programme of the shrimp aquaculture industry in Sri Lanka. Regularisation of broodstock collectors is very imperative mitigate transmission of White Spot disease from brood stock to hatcheries and also to improve the performance of a brooders. 

NAQDA developed "Good management practices for broodstock collectors" with the participation of relevant stakeholders including the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, shrimp hatchery owners, broodstock suppliers, NARA, Wayamba environmental authority, Sri Lanka aquaculture development alliance and the consortium for shrimp aquaculture development.


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