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Seaweed culture in Kiribati Islands

Photo credit: Secretariat of the Pacific Community Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)         Two seaweed species (Eucheuma alvarezii & Eucheuma spinosum) were first introduced in Kiribati from Hawaii in 1977. Based on farming and marketing trials, only E. alvarezii was concentrated upon due to the very slow growth of E. spinosum. The common methods for seaweed …

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Raft culture of mussels in China

Photo credit: Magd Al-Bawaab (Egypt) Technical review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Historic information: During 1950s, mussel was considered undesirable fouling organisms in China. Several years later and based on research outcomes, the culture of mussel was initiated and gradually expanded and encouraged on a commercial scale and this was in the …

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Culture of green mussel, Perna viridis in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) The green mussel, Perna viridis is the most important species cultured along the coast of Thailand. It contributes around 62% (about 193,000 tons) of shell fish production and around 21% of total brackish water aquaculture production. At present, all seed used in green mussel aquaculture is naturally obtained. Green mussels are cultivated by extending …

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