Betting on the tortoise: Indonesia faces two paths to greater shrimp production

Shrimptails Magazine
Published on
July 12, 2019

This is a story about a courageous tortoise who challenged a confident hare to a race. The challenge takes place in Indonesia where the finish line is an ambitious aquaculture production target, for the Indonesian government has announced its goal of reaching 37 million tons annually by 2030. An estimated half-a-million tons of this will be black tiger shrimp (P. monodon), and 1.3 million tons Pacific white shrimp (L. vannamei) …

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