Authors review global aquaculture production, including development, farming systems, environmental concerns and further growth potential.
Shrimp culture in coastal Bangladesh is threatened by climate change variables that include flooding, cyclones, drought, salinity changes and rising sea levels. Holistic planning can help reduce the impacts.
Fish supply is a food security priority in Bangladesh. There is potential for the culture of non-native fish species to meet its growing population's needs.
The inadequate supply of postlarvae is a bottleneck for prawn production in Bangladesh. A shortage of wild broodstock to supply the hatcheries is an ongoing concern.
While Bangladesh's prawn industry is based on pond culture, a feasibility study was conducted to establish prawn cage culture to benefit resource-poor fishers and landless people.
Prawn-fish-rice farming is considered highly efficient in terms of resource utilization through the complementary use of land and water. Integrated prawn farming plays an important role in the economy of Bangladesh, earning foreign exchange, increasing food production and providing employment