Freshwater shrimp small scale production

Asked February 21, 2017, 8:36 AM EST

I am interested in raising freshwater shrimp for home consumption. Can you refer me to a supplier of juveniles? Do I need a license? (I have an in ground pool I've converted to a pond.). Thank you. Michele 541-232-3653

Lane County Oregon freshwater aquaculture freshwater prawn

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Hi Michele,
The link below will put you in contact with David Landkamer, OSU Aquaculture Specialist who will be able to help you. I'm pretty sure you'll need some type of permit. Oregon may not allow freshwater shrimp into the state.
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/question-of-the-week/shout-out-about-trout

Here's a link for information on freshwater shrimp.
http://articles.extension.org/pages/58705/prawn-freshwater