Viet Nam Produces 60 Aquatic Varieties

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
5 January 2010, at 12:00am

VIET NAM - Viet Nam has owned technologies of producing varieties of over 60 key export aquatic species, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology.

They include tra and basa fish, sugpo prawn, white-leg shrimp, unisexual tilapia and two-shell mollusc.

Many rare species of seafood such as Pacific oyster, sea crab, sweet snail, Siamese giant carp (or Satlocarpio siamensis), Anh Vu fish (or Semilabeo Obscous) and sea ornamental fish have been successfully produced.

To date, local research and breeding establishments have produced 40 billion shrimps 20 billion fish and 20 million crabs and sweet snails for breeding per year.