Crustaceans are arthropods in the class Crustacea, having a hard shell and jointed limbs, most being aquatic. They include lobsters, crabs, crayfish, prawns and shrimps. This category is for sites concerned with the science or culture of crustaceans.

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Crustacean Fisheries and Shrimp Aquaculture
CEFAS is a scientific research and consultancy centre providing services to aquaculturalists on infection and disease control in crustaceans. [PDF]
Eriocheir sinensis: Chinese Crab
Information from the FAO on this species, mostly cultivated in China, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and their control, production statistics, markets and trade.
Fish Pump for Harvesting Shrimp
Information on using a mechanical pump for harvesting and transferring shrimp between tanks and ponds.
Freshwater Prawn Farm
Information from Wikipedia on this aquaculture business, designed to produce prawns and shrimps for human consumption, including the species used and the technology involved.
Macrobrachium rosenbergii: Giant River Prawn
Information from the FAO on this freshwater species, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and their control, production statistics, markets and trade.
Marindro's Blog
Provides a discussion forum and information on shrimp and prawn culture in Indonesia.
Penaeus monodon: Giant Tiger Prawn
Information from the FAO on this species, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and their control, production statistics, markets and trade.
Penaeus vannamei: Whiteleg Shrimp
Information from the FAO on the cultivation of this shrimp, its biology, habitat, the production cycle, production systems, diseases and control measures, production statistics, markets and trade.
Shrimp Farm
Information from Wikipedia on this form of aquaculture where marine shrimps or prawns are reared for human consumption in a controlled environment.
Shrimp News International
Provides free news and background information on shrimp farming.
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