Freshwater shrimp, also called Malaysian prawn, are the species Macrobrachium rosenbergii, originally from Malaysia. These are relatively easy to aquaculture, but require large ponds with excellent filtration and water quality. Many shrimp farms have successfully employed a three-pond grow-out system, allowing for three harvests a year. Unlike its...

The Professor says: “I can grow a crop of shrimp here every 120 days. If I raise the equivalent of 25,000 pounds per acre of water and I can get US$4 (€3.037) a pound that is a US$100,000 (€75,914) cash flow per acre of water every 120 days. That’s not soybeans.” - See more at:

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