Vannamei shrimps (Litopenaeus vannamei)
Vannamei shrimps are tropical prawns that are farmed in areas near the equator,
generally along the coast in artificial ponds. This farming is increasingly being
certified as sustainable in accordance with the GlobalGAP, BAP or ASC standard.
Under ideal conditions, the prawns can grow up to a length of 20 centimeters.
These prawns are extremely popular and gaining more and more popularity.
• Scientific name: Litopenaeus vannamei
• Flavour: Sweet, meaty
• Characteristics: Grey shell, which turns orange after cooking
• Availability: Farmed, all year round
• Catch method: Cultivated
• Catch Season: March – December
Individual Quick Freezing (IQF)
Block Quick Freezing (BQF)
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Penaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931)
Commercial name: Vannamei prawns or whiteleg prawns
FAO Names: En Whiteleg shrimp, Fr Crevette pattes blanches, Es Camarón patiblanco
Rostrum moderately long with 7-10 dorsal and 2-4 ventral teeth. In mature males petasma symmetrical and semi-open. Spermatophores complex, consisting of sperm mass encapsulated by sheath. Six nauplii, three protozoeal, and three mysis stages. Coloration normally translucent white, but can change depending on substratum, feed and water turbidity. Maximum size 23 cm, with maximum CL of 9 cm. Females commonly faster growing and larger than males.
Harvest season Two-three times/year
Estimated volume/year N/A
ORIGIN: UAE, OMAN, IRAN
FISHING ZONE: FAO 51
SHELF LIFE: 12 Months
PACKAGING: Cardboard box Net Weight, kg: 2, 6 , 10, 12
M.O.Q: 1 x FCL
DELIVERY TERMS: FOB, CFR, CIF
Certification: BRC, HACCP, ISO, HALAL
Size: 10-20, 20-30, 30-40, 40-50, 50-60, 60-70, 70-80, 80-90, 90-100, 100-120, 120UP