| || || Oyster fisheries|
| || || The mariculture potential of the indigenous oysters, Saccostrea cucculata, Pinctada radiata and Chama iostoma in the Vava'u Group, Kingdom of Tonga|
Author(s): Bondurant, H. L.
Place: Vava'u, Tonga
ASFA Keywords: Oyster fisheries, Marine aquaculture, Experimental research
Country Collection: Tonga
Abstract: Three local species of oysters were studied in the Vava'u Island Group, Tonga, to determine their potential for food-farming. These species were Saccostrea cucculata, Pinctada radiata, and Chama iostoma. The study included monitoring relevant environmental parameters, spat collection trials, measuring growth rates, and monitoring the condition factor and reproductive phase of the adult oysters.
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