Harvest at Sangchan Co. Ltd. Shrimp Farm (Photo: Andreas Schneider)
Semi-intensive farmers are usually located in the inner mainlands, and use freshwater mono- and polyculture farming. Farmers use low stocking densities and own around 2-30 ponds, with an average of 8-12 ponds. The environmental impact of this type of farming is quite low.
|Average stocking density||
|# of crops per year||
2 – 2.5
|# of days per crop||
Around 100 to 120 days, depending on the size
April-June and September – November, but also partial harvest takes place during the grow-out seasons.
|Type of farmer||
Small to medium sized farmers