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View the PDF document Aquaculture development - Aitutaki Marine Resource Centre
Author(s): Cook Island Marine Resource Institutional Strengthening Project (CIMRIS)
Place: [np]
Date: 2007
Notes: Acquaculture Report No. 1
ASFA Keywords: Aquaculture, Clam culture
Country Collection: Cook Islands

View the PDF document Giant clam marketing in Tonga (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 5, 1996)
Author(s): Fa'anunu, 'U., Loto'ahea, T., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 69-75
ASFA Keywords: Clam fisheries, Clam culture, Market research, Marketing
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: In order to support the giant clam stock enhancement program in Tonga, and to earn foreign currency, several markets for the cultured giant clams were investigated. Only the aquarium market was found suitable for the current production level and growth rate of the clams.

View the PDF document Marketing trial of cultured giant clam, Tridacna gigas, in Tonga (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 4, 1995)
Author(s): Fa'anunu, 'U., Paongo, 'O., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1995
Notes: pp. 7-13
ASFA Keywords: Clam fisheries, Clam culture, Marketing
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: A marketing trial of the cultured giant clam, Tridacna gigas, was carried out in October 1994. The clams were sold at T$1.00 - T$4.00 per piece depending on their size. All the clams on sale were 4-year old and still immature with no development of gonads.

View the PDF document Ocean culture of giant clam in Tonga: An aspect of managing giant clam resources (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 4, 1995)
Author(s): Loto'ahea, T., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1995
Notes: pp. 25-30
ASFA Keywords: Clam fisheries, Clam culture, Fishery management
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: A series of surveys were conducted to ascertain the present situation of giant clam resources in Tonga. Tridacna derasa was found to be the most exploited species. In order to enhance the T. derasa resource, the ministry's hatchery is producing annually 50,000 seed clams for future release.

View the PDF document Preliminary survey of the damages by Cyclone Val to the Namu'a ocean nursery
Author(s): Samoa Fisheries Division
Place: Apia (Samoa)
Date: 1992
Notes: Survey undertaken on 5/2/92
ASFA Keywords: Clam culture, Cyclones, Damage
Country Collection: Samoa

View the PDF document Present status of giant clam culture in Tonga (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 5, 1996)
Author(s): Loto'ahea, T., Sone, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 59-68
ASFA Keywords: Clam culture, Clam fisheries, Stock assessment, Fishery management
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: In recent years, giant clam culture methods have been improved in Tonga as well as in many other countries. The appropriate number of giant clam productinos in the hatchery were sought with the aim of enhancing the giant clam resources in the wild.

View the PDF document Summary of Programmes implemented by the Research Section in 1992/1993
Author(s): Mulipola, A.
Publisher: Fisheries Division
Place: Apia (Samoa)
Date: 1994
ASFA Keywords: Organizations, Programmes, Clam culture, Seaweeds, Fishery statistics
Country Collection: Samoa

View the PDF document Summary of Programmes implemented by the Research Section in the 1992/1993 period
Author(s): Mulipola, A.
Publisher: Fisheries Division
Place: Apia (Samoa)
Date: 1994
ASFA Keywords: Organizations, Programmes, Clam culture, Fish culture, Fishery statistics, Seaweeds
Country Collection: Samoa

View the PDF document Summary of research section and management activities implemented in 1992/1993 period
Publisher: Fisheries Division
Place: Apia (Samoa)
Date: 1993
ASFA Keywords: Fisheries, Clam culture, Fish culture, Seaweeds, Fishery statistics, Ornamental fish
Country Collection: Samoa

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