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Review Article Volume 7 Issue 5

Mineral Fortified Inland Low Saline Water for Shrimp Culture

Khushbu Sharma*, Rachna Gulati, Poonam, Sushma Singh and Anju Rani

Department of Zoology and Aquaculture, CCS HAU, Hisar Haryana, India

*Corresponding Author: Khushbu Sharma, Department of Zoology and Aquaculture, CCS HAU, Hisar Haryana, India.

Received: January 10, 2023; Published: April 25, 2023


India has the largest aquaculture sector in the world. The shrimp culture also plays a significant contribution to the economy. Due to natural and anthropogenic activities, salinization and groundwater have been affected and resulted in reduced productivity, loss of fertility thus possess a serious threat to agriculture in India. The water reserve could be used for the production of fish and shellfish. The inland culture of particularly Litopenaeus vannamei is becoming more widespread in some parts of India. Marine shrimp are generally cultured in coastal waters with 15 to 40ppt salinities. Now, shrimp farming of white leg shrimps is being done by successfully using low to medium saline waters (0 to 10 ppt). This inland low saline water requires supplementation of minerals to achieve desired productivity. The ionic supplementation was found effective in improving the growth and normal survival of various marine species.

Keywords: Litopenaeus Vannamei; Minerals; Salinization; Inland Low Saline Water; Supplementation


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Citation: Khushbu Sharma., et al. “Mineral Fortified Inland Low Saline Water for Shrimp Culture". Acta Scientific Agriculture 7.5 (2023): 35-43.


Copyright: © 2023 Khushbu Sharma., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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