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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

View the PDF document Assessment of marine invertebrates and benthic habitat at Avatiu Harbour prior to development
Author(s): Saywood, A., Bertram, I., Tuatai, T., Turua, T., Makikiriti, N.
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources, Government of Cook Islands
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 2002
ASFA Keywords: Invertebrates, Benthos, Harbours

View the PDF document Atiu Reef resources baseline assessment
Author(s): Ponia, B., Raumea, K., Tatuava, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 1998
ASFA Keywords: Coral reefs, Marine resources

View the PDF document Coral and fish survey for Aitutaki
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: [nd]
Notes: cover page missing
ASFA Keywords: Coral reefs, Reef fish, Benthos, Species diversity, Abundance

View the PDF document Coral and fish survey on Rarotonga Island, January 1999
Publisher: [np]
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: [1999]
Notes: Cover page missing
ASFA Keywords: Fringing reefs, Reef fish, Benthos, Resource surveys

View the PDF document The development of fish aggregate device in the Cook Islands
Author(s): Bertram, I., Tatuava, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 2000
Notes: FAD symposium
ASFA Keywords: Data acquisition, Economic benefits

View the PDF document The feasibility of farming freshwater prawns Macrobrachium rosenbergii in the Cook Islands
Author(s): Nandlal, S.
Publisher: Institute of Marine Resources, The University of the South Pacific
Place: Suva (Fiji)
Date: 2003
Notes: Prepared for Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
ASFA Keywords: Prawn culture, Freshwater aquaculture

View the PDF document Inshore invertebrate resource assessment of Rarotonga Island
Author(s): Ponia, B., Raumea, K., Roi, N., Makikiriti, N., Turua, T.
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources, Government of the Cook Islands
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 1998
ASFA Keywords: Invertebrates, Marine resources, Species diversity, Distribution, Abundance

View the PDF document Mitiaro reef resources baseline assessment
Author(s): Ponia, B., Raumea, K., Roi, N.
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources, Government of Cook Islands
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 1998
Notes: Mitiaro Reef Baseline Assessment project
ASFA Keywords: Coral reefs, Marine resources, Baseline studies

View the PDF document The reintroduction of the Rarotongan Ra'ui: assessing the effects of the Ra'ui on the socio economic systems of local communities in Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Author(s): May, H.H.K.
Publisher: University of Kent
Date: 2003
ASFA Keywords: Resource conservation, Marine parks

View the PDF document Report on the Aitutaki trochus research trip of June 1989
Author(s): Zoutendyk, D., Fukofuka, S.
Publisher: Cook Islands Ministry of Marine Resources
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 1989
ASFA Keywords: Gastropod fisheries, Evaluation, Fishery development

View the PDF document Second monitoring survey of Rarotonga Ra'ui
Author(s): Raumea, K., Turua, T., Makikiriti, N., Rongo, T., Roi, N., Ponia, B.
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources, Government of Cook Islands
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 2000
ASFA Keywords: Marine resources, Marine parks, Invertebrates, Indicator species, Monitoring

View the PDF document Study of introduced trochus to Penrhyn, Cook Islands: 10 years later
Author(s): Ponia, B., Terekia, O., Taime, T.
Publisher: Tongareva Marine Research Center. Ministry of Marine Resources.
Place: Penrhyn (Cook Islands)
Date: 1997
ASFA Keywords: Introduced species, Trochus, Stock assessment

View the PDF document Takutea reef resources baseline assessment
Author(s): Ponia, B., Raumea, K., Tatuava, S.
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources, Government of Cook Islands
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 1998
Notes: Takutea Reef Baseline Assessment
ASFA Keywords: Coral reefs, Marine resources, Species diversity, Baseline studies

View the PDF document Taramea (Acanthaster planci) report
Place: [np]
Date: [nd]
Notes: Cover page missing
ASFA Keywords: Starfish, Abundance, Population control
Abstract: This report summarises the small-scale local control measures implemented by the Ministry of Marine Resources, in response to large numbers of adult crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci; known locally as Taramea) on the outer reef of Rarotonga, Cook Islands. A total of 15 control trips were conducted, across 4 sites, over the period 11 August to 1 December 2000. More than 8500 adult A. planci were injected with sodium bi-sulphate during the control operation. The results indicate the control measures are effective in reducing local populations of A. planci. The number of animals injected per trip declined, over time, between 50-85% from previously recorded levels of peak abundance (for sites where such comparisons were possible). The long-term success of this operation requires an ongoing commitment to local control measures at these sites. Opportunities to incorporate new objectives into the programme, including i) increased data collection, ii) the determination of local population age structure, and iii) mapping the distribution and relative abundance of A. planci in relation to sites of major terrestrial runoff, and patterns of water movement around Rarotonga, are also briefly discussed.

View the PDF document Third monitoring survey of the Rarotonga Ra'ui
Author(s): Saywood, A., Turua, T., Makikiriti, N.
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 2002
ASFA Keywords: Environmental monitoring, Indicator species, Invertebrates, Biodiversity, Abundance, Marine parks, Monitoring

View the PDF document Trial processing and marketing of surf redfish (Actinopyga Mauritiana) beche-de-mer on Rarotonga, and its export potential in the Cook Islands
Author(s): Zoutendyk, D.
Publisher: Ministry of Marine Resources
Place: Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Date: 1989
Notes: 14 pp.
ASFA Keywords: Echinoderm fisheries, Processing fishery products, Marketing
Abstract: Processing trials of surf redfish (Actinopyga mauritiana) beche-de-mer collected from the outer reef flat and slope of Rarotonga, have shown the finished dried product of marketable size (at least 50g, 10 cm, Grade 5) to be about 7% of its original wet weight and about 44% of its original length. Because of this, 14kg we weight, between 10-20 individuals weighing 700g to 1.4kg each, are needed to produce 1kg of marketable dried beche-de-mer.

View the PDF document Trochus (Trochus niloticus) size and abundance in Tongareva Lagoon, May 2006
Author(s): Chambers, C. N. L.
Date: 2006
Notes: Report prepared for the Cook Islands Ministry of Marine Resources and Tongareva Island Council
ASFA Keywords: Invertebrates, Abundance, Size

View the PDF document Use of FADs in Rarotonga
Place: Rarotonga (Cook Islands)
Date: 1998
Notes: Cover page missing
ASFA Keywords: Fish aggregating devices, Coastal fisheries, Catching methods, Catch composition

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