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    • Book

      Philippine freshwater prawns (Macrobrachium spp.) 

      MRR Eguia, HE Dejarme, WR Rosario, EC Roxas & D Wowor - 2009 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 43
      This manual provides information on the biology, morphology, natural distribution, habitat, and economic importance of 22 notable species of Macrobrachium in the Philippines.
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      Prevention and control measures against viral nervous necrosis (VNN) in marine fish hatcheries 

      LD de la Peña - 2010 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 44
      An extension manual that describes the clinical signs, behavioral changes, geographical distribution, and species affected by the virus; detection, prevention and control methods especially in the hatchery phase are also included.
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      Reforming Philippine science 

      RK Suarez & F Lacanilao - 2010 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      This book discusses the importance of science as the foundation of technological development and economic progress. It also describes the past and current situation of scientific research in the Philippines. The book also illustrates the usefulness of a properly published scientific research to the entire country.
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      Seaweeds of Panay 

      AQ Hurtado, MRJ Luhan & NG Guanzon Jr. - 2006 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      This practical book on the seaweeds of Panay, Philippines, acquaints and provides information to members of the academe and research institutions, policy makers, fishermen and businessmen regarding the taxonomy, distribution, ecology and economic importance of these resources. It consists of 4 major parts: (1) Introduction, which reviews the literature, habitat, distribution, morphological structure and reproduction; 2) Classification, which describes the classes to which the seaweeds generally belong; 3) Collection and preservation, which explains the procedure used in treatment of specimens; and, 4) Taxonomic list. A glossary is included, covering technical terms used. All species listed and described in this book are macrobenthic and were collected in Panay and Guimaras Islands.
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      Seed production and grow-out of mud crab (Scylla paramamosain) in Vietnam 

      NC Thach - 2009 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 42
      This manual provides information on the biology and techniques in the larval rearing, nursery and grow-out of the mud crab Scylla paramamosain.
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      Seed production of milkfish Chanos chanos Forsskal 

      O Reyes, B Eullaran & EG Ayson - 2016 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 63
      A 26-page manual describing the site selection, hatchery design, spawning, larval rearing, natural food production, and economic analysis for milkfish.
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      Seed production of rabbitfish Siganus guttatus 

      FG Ayson, OS Reyes & EGT de Jesus-Ayson - 2014 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 59
      This manual is mainly intended to serve as a practical guide to fishfarmers and other stakeholders interested to venture in operating a rabbitfish hatchery. It details site selection, hatchery design & layout, and protocols in broodstock management, spawning, larval rearing, and harvest & transport. It has also a section on natural food production for rabbitfish larvae.
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      Seed production of sandfish (Holothuria scabra) in Vietnam 

      NDQ Duy - 2010 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 48
      An extension manual describing broodstock management, larval rearing, and management of nursery systems.
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      Soft-shell crab production using hatchery-reared mud crab 

      EJ Tobias-Quinitio, GXS Libunao, FD Parado-Estepa & AT Calpe - 2015 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD)
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 61
      "The production of soft-shell crabs is well established in other Asian countries but its sustainability is already being threatened due to the decreasing mud crab population in the wild where the seedstocks are sourced. In the Philippines, production of soft-shell crabs has only been practiced recently due to lack of seedstock and technology. Sourcing of crablets from the natural environment is not encouraged due to dwindling populations of all sizes of mud crabs. Instead, it is recommended that crablets for soft-shell crab production come from hatcheries. The project on soft-shell mud crab production at SEAFDEC/AQD started in 2012 and was later funded by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology. The project is adopting the individual crab culture sytem of Thailand and Myanmar in pilot-scale and uses hatchery-reared crablets grown to 60-100 g in earthen ponds and stocked in trays. The pilotscale soft-shell production set-up is showcased at the Dumangas Brackishwater Station of SEAFDEC/AQD using crab boxes available in the country. Various sectors are interested to learn how soft-shell crabs are produced. Hence, the previous manual on Soft-shell Mud Crab Farming by Emilia T. Quinitio and May Myat Noe Lwin published in 2009 was revised to include the recent refinements using hatchery-reared crabs and locally available materials. This manual includes sections on the biology of mud crab, how to set-up the facility, management of soft-shell crab production and the cost and return analysis. We hope that various sectors will benefit from this revised manual" -- Foreword
    • Book | Conference publication

      Sustainable aquaculture development for food security in Southeast Asia towards 2020. Proceedings of the Regional Technical Consultation on Sustainable Aquaculture Development in Southeast Asia Towards 2020 

      BO Acosta, RM Coloso, EGT de Jesus-Ayson & JD Toledo (Eds.) - 2011 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      This publication represents the proceedings of the Regional Technical Consultation (RTC) on Aquaculture held in Bangkok, Thailand last 17-19 March 2010. The RTC was convened by the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) as part of the preparatory undertakings for the ASEAN-SEAFDEC Conference on Fisheries held in June 2011. The main objectives of the RTC were to follow-up the developments of aquaculture in Southeast Asia after the 2001 ASEAN-SEAFDEC Millennium Conference on Fisheries and to define the strategic actions for the region s sustainable aquaculture development in the next decade. These proceedings contain 10 country papers and a summary status of implementation of the Resolution and Plan of Actions on six themes (supply of good quality seeds, environment-friendly aquaculture, getting out of the fish meal trap, healthy and wholesome aquaculture, biotechnology and rural aquaculture) which are the outcomes of the 2001 ASEAN-SEAFDEC Millennium Conference on Fisheries. It also presents the thematic papers and a synopsis of discussions on issues and recommendations on four thematic areas: (i) meeting social and economic challenges in aquaculture; (ii) quality seed production for sustainable aquaculture; (iii) healthy and wholesome aquaculture; and (iv) protecting the environment and adapting to climate change. These recommendations are expected to provide baseline information and directions in formulating the Resolution and Plan of Action (aquaculture component) for food security in Southeast Asia towards 2020.
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      Tilapia broodstock and hatchery management 

      RV Eguia & MRR Eguia - 2007 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 38
      This manual will surely assist tilapia operators and technicians in producing good-quality fry and fingerlings which the industry currently needs. Fisheries researchers, teachers, and students will also find this manual as a good source of basic informarion regarding tilapia broodstock and hatchery management.
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      Tilapia farming in cages and ponds 

      RV Eguia & MRR Romana-Eguia - 2004 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 36
      This 40-page manual describes the farming practices for tilapia in cages, pens, ponds, and tanks. Also details selection of quality seedstock, maintenance of stock (feeding, water management), and harvesting. A list of institutions working on tilapia R&D is included.
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      Training handbook on rural aquaculture 

      Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department - 2009 - Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center
      This handbook covers four important factors in undertaking sustainable aquaculture livelihood namely: (1) aquatic resources and environment; (2) socioeconomic attributes of fishing communities; (3) appropriate and economically feasible aquaculture technologies; and, (4) policy issues and institutional arrangements related to a balanced fishery management and aquaculture livelihood. The long-term outcomes of these strategies shall be measured in terms of environmental sustainability, economic uplift of the community, and equitable distribution of benefits among different sectors of the community.