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Breeding crayfish in paddy fields: A BIG economic boost for farmers | Abstract
Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development

Journal of Aquaculture Research & Development
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9546

44-7723-850004

Abstract

Breeding crayfish in paddy fields: A BIG economic boost for farmers

Rachel Ong

For decades, raising crawfish in rice fields has generated tremendous growth for the Louisiana crawfish industry, boosting the state economy as a whole. In 2012, crawfish farming in rice fields produced USD$168.5 million, and in 2014, the revenue grew to USD$172 million from 108.5 million pounds of Louisiana crawfish.

Published Date: 2021-05-07; Received Date: 2021-01-21

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