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    • Conference paper

      Abalone culture: an emerging aquaculture technology 

      AC Fermin - In Fishlink 2001, 29-31 May 2001, Sarabia Manor Hotel, Iloilo City, 2001 - University of the Philippines Aquaculture Society
    • Book

      Abalone hatchery 

      AC Fermin, MR de la Peña, RSJ Gapasin, MB Teruel, SMB Ursua, VC Encena II & NC Bayona - 2008 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 39
      This manual contains information on abalone hatchery operation, including site selection, design, culture of natural food, broodstock management, spawning, nursery, packing and transport, and profitability analyses.
    • Brochure

      Abalone seed production and culture 

      Anon. - 2000 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Details the research conducted at AQD for the tropical abalone Haliotis asinina. AQD has developed the rudiments of a hatchery protocol.
    • Conference paper

      Photoperiod effects on feeding, food conversion, growth, and survival of abalone (Haliotis asinina Linne) during nursery rearing 

      AC Fermin & Buen Shela Mae A. - In A Nateewathana & J Hylleberg (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th International Congress & Workshop of the Tropical Marine Mollusc Programme (TMMP), 28 September - 8 October 2000, Kodaikanal, Rameswaram and Tuticorin, Tamilnadu, India, 2001 - Phuket Marine Biological Center
      Juveniles of Haliotis asinina, 10 mm shell length were subjected to four photoperiodic regimes namely, 6L:18D, OL:24D, diffused 12:12D, and ambient light (12L:12D) serving as control. Juveniles were fed fresh seaweed, Gracilariopsis bailinae, in excess amounts throughout the experiment. At the end of a 105-day experiment, juveniles held under ambient photoperiod were significantly bigger and had higher average daily growth rate than the rest of the treatments. Feed conversion efficiency was higher at ambient light than at other photoperiodic regimes. Daily feeding rates at 65-day culture period were similar for all treatments; however towards the end of culture period, feeding rate of abalone at ambient light was lowest compared to the rest of the treatments. Percent survival was significantly higher in animals at ambient light and at 6L: 18D with 99% and 97% respectively, than at other photoperiodic regimes.
    • Conference paper

      Postlarvae density and photoperiod effects on the settlement and metamorphosis of the donkey's ear abalone, Haliotis asinina Linne, 1758 

      AC Fermin & RSJ Gapasin - In J Hylleberg (Ed.), Proceedings of the 10th International Congress and Workshop of the Tropical Marine Mollusc Programme (TMMP), 20-30 October 1999, 2000 - Phuket Marine Biological Center
      The effects of photoperiod and density of postlarvae on settlement and metamorphosis of the native abalone, Haliotis asinina were determined in two separate experiments. Abalone larvae were hatched from spontaneously spawned eggs of tank-held broodstock. Experiments were conducted in static water conditions within a 10 day-period. Post-larvae held under at 24 h light regime showed higher settlement rates (mean: 12 %) than did larvae held at different light-and-dark periods (range: 3-9 %). Larvae kept in the dark had the lowest survival (3 %). Postlarvae stocked at lower stocking densities of 100 and 150 l -1 had higher settlement rates (12-12.5 %) than postlarvae stocked between 200 and 600 postlarvae l -1 (1-5 %).
    • Conference paper

      Spontaneous spawning, fecundity and spawning periodicity in the donkey's ear abalone Haliotis asinina Linnaeus 1758 

      AC Fermin, RSJ Gapasin & MB Teruel - In A Hylleberg (Ed.), Proceedings of the 10th International Congress and Workshop of the Tropical Marine Mollusc Programme (TMMP), 20-30 October 1999, Hanoi and Haiphong, Vietnamen, 2000 - Phuket Marine Biological Center; Phuket Marine Biological Center Special Publication 21(1)
      Spontaneous group spawning was monitored in wild-caught (WC) and hatchery-bred (HB) abalone broodstock (Haliotis asinina) held in duplicate tanks at 1:3 (male: female) ratio from June 1997 to January 1999. Abalone breeders (mean SL, wild = 69-79 mm, HB = 68-71 mm) were kept in perforated plastic baskets and fed red alga, Gracilariopsis bailinae, to excess given at weekly intervals. Abalone spawned spontaneously year-round. Water temperature during the study ranged from 26-29 degree C. A total of 139 and 128 spawning episodes were recorded for WC and HB group respectively. Spawning in WC group (mean: 7 ± 0.8) were more frequent in September (1998) and from February to April. Spawning frequency in the HB group (mean: 6.4 ± 1) was generally high during September (1998) until April. Likewise, egg production was highest during these months. Pooled mean survival from trochophore to veligers stage ranged from 7 to 30% (n=36). Potential fecundity was determined in sacrificed group of HB females (n=21) varied from 6,741-11,902 oocytes g -1 BW. Mean oocyte diameter ranged from 136 to 150 mu m. Bigger females had higher potential fecundity (range: 6.2 to 11 x 105 oocytes individual -1 than smaller females (range: 2.8 to 3.3 x 105 oocytes individual -1). The time interval between successive spawning among animals that spawned more than twice during a 5-month period ranged from 13 to 34 days for the small-size group and from 18 to 37 days for large-size group. In separately stocked HB females (without male), instantaneous fecundity was shown to range between 1,500 and 12,300 eggs g -1 BW (n=16). In contrast to potential fecundity, smaller and younger individuals gave higher 68-71 instantaneous fecundity (range: >3,000 >12,000 oocytes g -1 BW) than the bigger and older individuals (1,500-6,500 oocytes g -1 BW).