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E-ISSN: 2347-5129, P-ISSN: 2394-0506

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2021, Vol. 9, Issue 6, Part C

The use of antibiotics and disinfectants in the brackish water shrimp (Penaeus monodon) farms of Purba Medinipur and South 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal


Author(s): Snigdhodeb Dutta and Aryama Bhattacharya

Abstract: A survey had been conducted of the brackish water shrimp (Penaeus monodon) farms along with hatcheries of Purba Medinipur and south 24 Parganas district in West Bengal to gain information regarding the details of antibiotics as well as disinfectants used for controlling the prawn diseases and pathogens. Through the survey, it was found that there are 4 antibiotics and 4 disinfectants that are used for prawn disease and pathogen control which are utilized by the farmers during the 1 year study period. The chemicals those get used in the very culture systems like the disinfectants and the antibiotics for tanks, culture water, and other utensils, along with those others have serious health issues for both the cultured prawns as well as human beings. In this study, it is also indicated that herbal medicines as well as probiotics can be used in prawn farms.

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How to cite this article:
Snigdhodeb Dutta, Aryama Bhattacharya. The use of antibiotics and disinfectants in the brackish water shrimp (Penaeus monodon) farms of Purba Medinipur and South 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2021;9(6):196-199.
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