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Execs: Vietnam needs to up its game in shrimp breeding

Hatchery output quality can vary hugely across the country.

Although Vietnam’s shrimp production has the potential to become the country’s spearhead economy, the sector is facing small-scale production challenges and shrimp breeding stock limitation, said Tran Dình Luan, deputy head of Vietnam's Directorate of Fisheries, reports Vietnam News.

Among 1,800 shrimp breeding stock production bases nationwide, quite a few fail to meet quality and biological safety criteria, the result of poor breeding stock quality management, Luan said.

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