Phytoplankton in aquaculture ponds: Friend or foe?

Poh Yong Thong, M.S.

Inadequate management depletes dissolved oxygen, results in extreme pH values and occurrence of undesirable phytoplankton species Phytoplankton populations are important components of shrimp ponds, and can be strong friends or foes depending on how they are managed. Photo by Darryl Jory. Phytoplankton can be a dilemma in aquaculture. Properly managed populations can be very beneficial…

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  • Poh Yong Thong, M.S.

    Poh Yong Thong, M.S.

    Assistant Director
    Gold Coin Aquaculture Group
    Klang, Selangor, Malaysia