Tag Archive: Mauritius

Apr 09 2017

Country report – Mauritius (2014)

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Dec 01 2013

Seed production of sea cucumber in Mauritius

Credit: Boodhun Ramcharrun (Mauritius) In addition to the ecological role of sea cucumber in nutrient recycling, there is a growing demand on sea cucumber (known when processed as Bèche-de-mer) in Mauritius whether for food or for medicinal purposes. Starting 2005, the Albion Fisheries Research Centre (AFRC) has launched a program to develop technologies for the …

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Dec 01 2013

Culture of red tilapia in Mauritius

Credit: Boodhun Ramcharrun (Mauritius) Red tilapia was introduced into Mauritius from Malaysia in 1990. In order to promote tilapia farming in Mauritius, all-male red tilapia fingerlings were initially distributed to fish farmers at no cost.    

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Nov 15 2012

Cage farming of marine fish in Mauritius

Credit: Emrith Vinesh (Mauritius) La Ferme Marine de Mahebourg (FMM) is a complex of cage farming and processing fish located in the lagoon of Vieux Grand Port in Mauritius.  The cages are extended on 1200 m2 in the lagoon. The tropical climate and the winds and currents of the sea are key factors in for this …

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Nov 15 2012

Fish aggregating devices and tuna fishery in Mauritus

Credit: Emrith Vinesh (Mauritius) This structure shown in the photo which was introduced in 1985 is known as a Fish Aggregating Device. Fish aggregating devices (FADs) are floating objects that are specifically designed and located to attract tunas, and therefore allow fishers to find them more easily.  The aim is to relocate the artisanal fishermen from …

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Nov 15 2012

Capture fishery practices and regulations in Mauritius

Credit:Emrith Vinesh (Mauritius) The gear used for fishing is known as large net. This net has a maximum length of 500m and made up of square meshes measuring not less than 9 cm when stretched diagonally and when the net is wet (According to the Fisheries and Marine Resources Act) It is prohibited to use the …

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