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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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