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Off-bottom culture of seaweed in the Alor Island (Indonesia)

Photos’ credit: Dian Tugu Warsito Taufik (Indonesia) Review: Dian Tugu Warsito Taufik and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Eucheuma cottonii is red seaweed that has a high economic value because of its contents of agar and carrageenan. Agar is widely used in food industry as a food additive, rehydrating food, a …

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Culture of blood cockle (Anadara sp.) in Thailand

Credit: Worawut Koedprang (Thailand) Blood cockle contributes by around 27% (82,000 tons) of shell fish production and about 9% of total brackish water aquaculture production. For extensive culture, blood cockle seeds are collected from the wild, but since 1973, spats of Anadara granosa have been imported from Malaysia to overcome the shortage of natural supply …

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Farming practices of freshwater prawn, macrobrachium rosenbergii in the Philippines

Credit: Hannibal M. Chavez (Philippines) The present practice of freshwater prawn farming is done in cages in the lake. This proved to be a viable technology since the culture period is relatively shorter (160 days) compared to pond culture (180 to 240 days) to achieve a marketable size prawn. Providing shelters to prawn at 1 pc …

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