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12 June, 2011

Beware to Cannibalism among Shrimps

Viewed from the aspects of biology, shrimps have its own characteristics compared to other biota. Some of the unique natures of shrimps have been described in earlier discussion (as being nocturnal animals, and as negative phototaxis animal). One of the other characteristics of the shrimps is the nature of cannibalism among the shrimps.

05 June, 2011

Shrimp Culture News of The Month - 10

In Response to Shrimp Production Obstacles

According to the data issued by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fishery (CTF), the performance of national shrimp rose by 2.6% from 338,060 tons in 2009 to 352,600 tons in 2010.

03 June, 2011

Shrimps are Negative Phototaxis Animal

In the previous discussion has been discussed about the shrimps as nocturnal animal (active at night). The discussion is closely related to the negative phototaxis nature owned by the shrimps. Negative phototaxis can be defined briefly as the orientation and movement of an organism away from the source of a light stimulus.

02 June, 2011

Shrimps are Nocturnal Animal

In previous discussions have described in brief, that the shrimps has a nocturnal nature. In simply, nocturnal animals are animals that are mainly active during the night. As nocturnal animals, of course, shrimps are more active to carry out their life activity at night than during the day.

20 March, 2011

Shrimp Diseases and Phenomenon of Shrimp Culture Successfully

As an organism, shrimp can not be separated from threat of diseases in the carry out life processes ranging from mild to serious stadiums. Shrimp disease is a very serious problem for the shrimp farming to the present, because it can cause substantial financial losses.

12 March, 2011

The Phenomenon of Shrimp in the Muddy Water

For the shrimp cultivation technicians, shrimp in the muddy water is a phenomenon that is often encountered in shrimp cultivation cycle. The phenomenon is more prevalent at the time of post-harvest of shrimps (both of normally harvest and troubled harvest).

03 March, 2011

Molting Shrimps and Cultivation Technical Treatments

In the previous discussion has mentioned that under conditions of molting, shrimps are highly susceptible to disease infection and attacks from other shrimps (cannibalism) and predators. As a natural process, then during molting (naturally and individually molting), diseases infection, cannibalism and predators are an event that can not be avoided.

27 February, 2011

Shrimp Culture News of The Month - 9

Indonesia-Shrimp Production is Stagnant
Trobos, 1 February 2011

The Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (KKP) released its data regarding national shrimp production increase at 2.6% from 338,060 tons in 2009 to 352,600 tons in 2010. Unfortunately, such shrimp production increase was not sufficient so that it could not meet production target of 2010 previously defined at 400,300 tons.