Shrimp aquaculture play an important role in Bangladesh economy. It provides livelihood of several hundred thousand small-scale shrimp farmers and about half a billion United States dollars export revenue each year. The production system in Bangladesh is mainly extensive and productivity is low compare to many Asian countries such as China, Thailand and Vietnam. In recent years, a trend has been observed towards intensive culture system to increase productivity of shrimp farms.
The objectives of the study were to assess the efficacy of commercial PHPs on specific pathogen free (SPF) shrimp (Penaeus monodon) post larvae nursing in tanks.