Aquaculture

Huka prawn park arial view

Photo supplied by Huka Prawn Park.

Huka Prawn Park, Taupo

Malaysian Freshwater Prawns (macrobrachium rosenbergii) are farmed in 27°C - 31°C ponds at Huka Prawn Park, Wairakei. Heat comes from geothermal water that discharges from the Contact Energy Wairakei Binary Power Plant at about 97°C.

  • Huka Prawn Park – Case Study (pdf)