Farming of mussels and oysters
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This paper reviews the works on mussel and oyster culture conducted from 1975 to 1985 by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department at Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines. Innovative techniques developed in increasing collection of natural seeds and in improving farming techniques are presented. Results of the work on artificial seed production, bacterial depuration, uptake and elimination of heavy metals by green mussel, investigations on red tides, and microbiology of spoilage are discussed.
Sitoy, H. S. (1988). Farming of mussels and oysters. In J. V. Juario & L. V. Benitez (Eds.), Perspectives in Aquaculture Development in Southeast Asia and Japan: Contributions of the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department. Proceedings of the Seminar on Aquaculture Development in Southeast Asia, 8-12 September 1987, Iloilo City, Philippines. (pp. 231-248). Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines: SEAFDEC, Aquaculture Department.
Seed (aquaculture); Food organisms; Fish handling; Red tides; Heavy metals; Mollusc culture; Seed collection; Induced breeding; Mussel culture; Spawning; Seed production; Microbial contamination; Oyster culture; Self purification; Bioaccumulation; Aquaculture techniques; Perna viridis; Crassostrea iredalei; Philippines, Panay I., Iloilo
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