Largest Giant Freshwater Prawn Fry Restocking Event


Halimi Bin Abu Hanip

17 Aug 0008

Jabatan Perikanan Malaysia

012-3263224 (halimi) 012-6163032 (Luther)

Largest Giant Freshwater Prawn Fry Restocking Event Department of Fisheries Malaysoa managed to create history by restocking 1,139472 giant fresh water prawn fry at Jeti Pengkalan Nelayan,Sungai Timun on August 8, 2017. For this record achievement, a total of 328 plastic bags has been used with approximately contain 3474 prawn fry for each bag. The specific name for this species is Macrobrachium Rosenbergii. The objective of this event is to increasing the source of giant prawns and socioeconomic society. This event was witnessed by Minister of Negeri Sembilan Dato Seri Utama Hj. Mohamad Bin Haji Hasan.