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February 27, 2016


Giant Prawn 2017—Preliminary Announcement


 Following the success of “Giant Pawn 1980” (Bangkok, Thailand) and “Giant Prawn 2011” (Cochin, India), a third Giant Prawn meeting is being planned for March 20-24, 2017, at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), in Bangkok, Thailand.  GP2017 will include all species of river prawns (Macrobrachium spp.), not just the giant river prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii).


Program Outline


• Two days of papers and discussion sessions with invited speakers

• Two days for submitted papers and workshops

• One day of field trips

•  An AIT organized training course immediately before GP2017 on

“Advances in Hatchery Production of Freshwater Prawns (Macrobrachium spp.)


Information: Michael New ( and Krishna R. Salin (


Source: Michael New (Wroxton Lodge, Institute Road, Marlow, Bucks SL7 1BJ, United Kingdom).  A Hand Out at the WAS Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, February 22–26, 2016.

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