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View the PDF document A tank culture trial of the seaweed, Gracilaria sp. (In Fisheries Research Bulletin of Tonga, Volume 3, 1995)
Author(s): Manu, N., Kava, V., Kikutani, K.
Publisher: Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga
Place: Nuku'alofa (Tonga)
Date: 1995
Notes: pp. 19-24
ASFA Keywords: Seaweeds, Seaweed culture, Fisheries development
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: The red algae of genus Gracilaria is important as food for the green snail in its seed production and brood stock culture (Kikutani, 1994). The Ministry of Fisheries of Tonga presently maintains 73 green snails in a 4.5m3 concrete raceway tank with Gracilaria sp. as the main food.

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