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The induced maturation and larval rearing of the King prawn Penaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye under controlled conditions

CMFRI; Kochi
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  • Induced Breeding
  • Aquaculture


The King prawn Penaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye, one of the large-sized penaeid prawns are seen in Indian coastal backwaters. Reports shows some captive controlled rearing of these prawns in Japan and China. An experimental work was conducted on induced maturation by eye stalk ablation and larval production at Kovalam laboratory, Madras. This is the first time in India that an experiment conducted on the maturation and larval production of Penaeus latisulcatus under controlled conditions has yielded fruitful results.

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