Candidate Species of commercial importance for aquaculture

Sl. No. Common Name Scientific Name Image
1 Tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon
2 Giant Freshwater prawn( Scampi) Macrobrachium rosenbergii
3 Pacific white shrimp Litipenaeus vannamei
4 Indian white shrimp Fenneropenaeus indicus
5 Mangrove crabs Scylla serrata
6 Asian Sea bass Lates calcarifer
7 Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus
8 Cobia Rachycentron canadum
9 Tiger Grouper Epinephelus fuscoguttatus
10 Edible oyster Crassostrea madrasensis
11 Mussels Perna viridis, P. indica
12 Paphia malabarica
13 Clams Anadara granosa
14 Clams Villorita cyprinoides
15 Pearl oyster Pinctada fucata
16 Pearl oyster P. margaritifera
17 Milkfish Chanos chanos
18 Mullet Mugil cephalus