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View the PDF document Experiments of mullet pen culture in Fanga'uta lagoon in 1994 (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 5, 1996)
Author(s): Paongo, 'O., Kimura, T.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 39-49
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Cage culture, Experimental culture, Fishery development
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: The declining mullet resource in Tonga has prompted the undertaking of a technical and economical feasibility study on mullet culture, as one of the main objectives in the joint Tonga-Japan Aquaculture Research and Development Project.

View the PDF document Growth of fingerlings of big-belly mullet, Liza macrolepis, fed with local products (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 2, 1994)
Author(s): Fale, P., Paongo, O., Niumeitolu, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1994
Notes: pp. 1-6
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Feed experiments, Breeding, Fisheries development
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Effects on the growth of big-belly mullet, Liza macrolepis, was examined for three kinds of locally produced materials, namely, cassava, squash pumpkin and beer brewery residue, in a rearing experiment. All materials were processed to meal and mixed with formula feed for carp imported from Japan at 1:1 in weight before given to each batch of fish reared in separate tanks.

View the PDF document Mullet fry collection for culture along the coast of Tongatapu Island (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 1, 1994)
Author(s): Fa'anunu, U., Fale, P., Pa'ongo, O., Taholo, L., Kawaguchi, M.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1994
Notes: pp. 1-6
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Mullet culture, Fisheries development
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Collection of mullet fry with a beach seine net was conducted fortnightly from April 1992 to March 1993 at six locations along the coast of the Tongatapu Island.

View the PDF document Mullet resource and aquaculture in Tonga: Background of mullet pen culture trial (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 5, 1996)
Author(s): Kimura, T., Fa'anunu, 'U.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 29-37
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Cage culture, Aquaculture, Fishery development
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: The decline of the mullet resource has been a concern to the people since the early 1970s in Tonga (Wilkinson 1977, Ludwig 1979, Zann et al, 1984). The Ministry of Fisheries had conducted several research projects for the mullet resource, such as a biological survey and pond culture trial, as well as conservation programs, however, no effective results had been confirmed.

View the PDF document Stock enhancement trial to a low productivity lake: A review of tilapia introduction and a follow up survey of a grey mullet releasing experiment in Lake Ano, Vava'u (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 4, 1995)
Author(s): Kimura, T., Fa'anunu, 'U., Siola'a, M.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1995
Notes: pp. 15-23
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Surveys, Fishery development, Freshwater fish
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Tilapia mosambica was introduced into Lake Ano, Vava'u in 1957 and has established a good fishery stock to the previously poor producing, isolated, brackish water lake. The success is due to good management and cooperation of the people living near the lake as well as the adaptability of the tilapia species.

View the PDF document A supplementary feed design for mullet pen culture in Tongatapu Island, Kingdom of Tonga: An elemental study of feed composed of local products for mullet, Liza macrolepis (Smith) (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 5, 1996)
Author(s): Kobayashi, K., Paongo, 'O., Maliu, L.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 51-58
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Cage culture, Feeding experiments, Feed composition
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Mullet feeding experiments were carried out for 14 days under laboratory conditions using 200 mullets, divided in four lots, weighing from 10.3 to 10.8g in mean weight among lots. The relationship between daily rate of feeding (r) and daily rate of growth 9g) was presented by the formula r=0.04251f - 0.002926 and the rate for maintenance of the body weight was m=6.88% of body weight when fed the experimental feed composed of yam, copra meal, tuna meat and wheat flour....

View the PDF document A supplementary feed design for mullet pen culture in Tongatapu Island, Kingdom of Tonga. II. Elementary study of feed composed of local products for mullet, Liza macrolepis and Mugil Cephalus (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 6, 1996)
Author(s): Kobayashi, K., Paongo, 'O., Maliu, L.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 15-38
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Mullet culture, Cage culture, Feeding experiments, Feed composition
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: A series of mullet feeding experiments were carried out to determine supplementary feed for mullet extensive culture. Two series of feeding experiments were conducted under laboratory conditions, and one under penculture conditions.

View the PDF document A supplementary feed design for mullet pen culture in Tongatapu Island, Kingdom of Tonga. III. Elementary study of feed for fry of Mugil cephalus (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 6, 1996)
Author(s): Kobayashi, K., Paongo, 'O., Maliu, L.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1996
Notes: pp. 39-52
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Cage culture, Feed composition, Feeding experiments
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Two sets of feeding experiments were conducted to examine the profitability of mullet pen culture starting from fry stage of M. cephalus.

View the PDF document Test selling of cultured mullet at the fish market (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 3, 1995)
Author(s): Fale, P., Paongo, O., Vi, F., Kimura, T.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1995
Notes: pp. 35-37
ASFA Keywords: Mullet fisheries, Marketing, Economic analysis
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Mullet is the most highly appreciated fish by Tongan people, however, the mullet is constantly in short supply and cannot meet the strong demand. Therefore, a technical and economical feasibility study on the mullet culture has been taken up as one of the main objectives in the joint Tonga-Japan Aquaculture Research and Development Project.

View the PDF document Water quality of Fanga'uta lagoon as the site for mullet culture (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 2, 1994)
Author(s): Paongo, O.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1994
Notes: pp. 7-17
ASFA Keywords: Water quality, Water analysis, Mullet culture, Mullet fisheries
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Water samples were taken at the inner western part, entrance of the western part and entrance of the eastern part of Fanga'uta lagoon as well as several locations along the northern coast of Tongatapu Island near the entrance of the lagoon.

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