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dc.contributor.authorRodriguez, E. M.
dc.contributor.authorQuinitio, E. T.
dc.contributor.authorParado-Estepa, F. D.
dc.contributor.authorMillamena, O. M.
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-16T10:01:04Z
dc.date.available2014-01-16T10:01:04Z
dc.date.issued2001
dc.identifier.citationRodriguez, E. M., Quinitio, E. T., Parado-Estepa, F. D., & Millamena, O. M. (2001). Culture of Scylla serrata megalops in brackishwater ponds. Asian Fisheries Science, 14(2), 185-189.en
dc.identifier.issn0116-6514
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10862/1912
dc.description.abstractThree- to five-day old hatchery-reared megalops (4.0 to 6.4 mg body weight) of the mud crab, Scylla serrata, were cultured to the juvenile stage in 20 m2 net cages installed in brackishwater nursery ponds. To establish a suitable stocking density, megalops were stocked at 10, 20, and 30 ind·m-2 in net cages. Treatments were replicated three times over time. After 30 days of culture, mean survival of juveniles ranged from 48.3 to 53.3% and did not vary significantly (P > 0.05) among the three stocking densities. Similarly, the mean final body weights of juveniles ranging from 2.91 to 3.40 g and mass weights 458.9 to 1066 g did not significantly differ among stocking densities. These results show that stocking of crab megalops directly in net cages in a brackishwater pond is feasible at any of the stocking densities tested.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAsian Fisheries Societyen
dc.subjectScylla serrataen
dc.titleCulture of Scylla serrata megalops in brackishwater pondsen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.citation.volume14
dc.citation.issue2
dc.citation.spage185
dc.citation.epage189
dc.citation.journalTitleAsian Fisheries Scienceen
seafdecaqd.library.callnumberVF SJ 0673
seafdecaqd.databank.controlnumber2001-59
dc.subject.asfaBrackishwater aquacultureen
dc.subject.asfaCrab cultureen
dc.subject.asfaCrustacean larvaeen
dc.subject.asfaDensity dependenceen
dc.subject.asfaPond cultureen
dc.subject.asfaStocking densityen
dc.subject.asfaSurvivalen


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