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    • Basis for a blue revolution? 

      Miravite, Quiterio F. (International Development Research Centre, 1979)
      In 1977, scientists at the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Centre (SEAFDEC) in the Philippines became the first anywhere to succeed in breeding milkfish (Chanos chanos) in captivity. The advance was made possible by ...
    • Impact of fishpond management on the mangrove ecosystem in the Philippines 

      Camacho, Arsenio S.; Bagarinao, Teodora U. (Natural Resources Management Center and National Mangrove Committee, Ministry of Natural Resources, 1986)
      Fishpond development in the Philippines is discussed, examining resulting impacts on the mangrove ecosystems. Socio-economical implications and management measures are also considered.
    • Aeration system at the Tigbauan Research Station of the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD) 

      Gavieta, P. M. (ASEAN/UNDP/FAO Regional Small Scale Coastal Fisheries Development Project, 1986)
      Roots blowers are used to meet aeration requirements at the Tigbauan Research Station (TRS) of the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department in Iloilo. Air is delivered through a system of PVC pipes and plastic tubing attached to air ...
    • Fry and fingerling collection and handling 

      Villaluz, Antonio C. (The Oceanic Institute, 1986)
      A review is made of methods and practices of collection, storage, transport and acclimation of milkfish (Chanos chanos ) fry and fingerlings in various countries. Factors affecting catch and survival are examined.
    • Nutrition and feeds 

      Santiago, Corazon B. (Oceanic Institute, 1986)
      Milkfish culture is gradually shifting from the traditional extensive aquaculture system, where in the fish depends mainly on natural food for growth, to semi=intensive or intensive culture systems in which additional ...
    • Prawn grow-out practices in the Philippines 

      Apud, Florentino D. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1988)
      A review is made of the current situation regarding Penaeus monodon pond culture in the Philippines, examining in particular pond management practices, including site suitability, engineering design, and harvest and ...
    • Biology and ecology 

      Solis, Noel B. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1988)
      A review is made of current information on Penaeus monodon covering various aspects, including taxonomy, morphology, distribution, bionomics and life history. Reproduction, embryonic development, larval stages, spawning, ...
    • Diseases 

      Baticados, Ma. Cecilia L. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1988)
      A review is made of diseases of cultured Penaeus monodon , examining the diagnosis and pathology of the disease or disease agents involved and their prevention and control. Both infectious (viral, bacterial, fungal and ...
    • Nutrition 

      Piedad-Pascual, Felicitas. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1988)
      A discussion is presented on dietary requirements of Penaeus monodon during culture operations. Food and feeding habits are described and nutrient requirements detailed, examining proteins and amino acids, lipids and fatty ...
    • Selection, transport and acclimation of prawn fry 

      Parado-Estepa, Fe D. (U.P. Aquaculture Society, 1988)
      The most important criterion among many used by operators for choosing poostlarvae to stock in ponvds, is the stage of development. THe stages considered suitable for stocking (about PL<sub>20</sub>) can be identified by ...
    • Hatchery operations and management 

      Licop, Ma. Suzette R. (Aquaculture Department, SEAFDEC, 1988)
      A review is made of hatchery technology regarding the culture of Penaeus monodon , describing the results of research in the following areas: site selection; hatchery design; larval rearing techniques, particularly in the ...
    • Maturation, reproduction, and broodstock technology 

      Primavera, J. Honculada (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1988)
      Following a review of first maturation in Penaeus monodon , details are given of endocrine, nutritional and environmental methods of induced maturation used in aquaculture. Broodstock constitution and maintenance operations ...
    • Typical prawn diseases - causes, prevention, and treatment 

      Baticados, Ma. Cecilia L. (U.P. Aquaculture Society, 1988)
      Diseases of prawn in ponds are caused by microorganisn like viruses, bacteria fungi and protozoans as well as factors such as nutritional deficiency, poor pond conditions and environmental pollutants. Most of these may be ...
    • Prawn health in aquaculture 

      Lio-Po, Gilda (U.P. Aquaculture Society, 1988)
      Disease management of intensively-cultured prawns requires an understanding of physiology and disease causation. Maladies result from an interaction of the prawn, disease agents and their environment. In intensive culture, ...
    • Fate and effects of water-borne heavy metals in Penaeus monodon 

      Vogt, Gunter; Quinitio, Emilia T. (European Aquaculture Society, 1991)
      Heavy metals impair the aquaculture of shrimps and the quality of shrimp products. Some heavy metals occur in high amounts particularly in the hepatopancreas and the antennal gland (Gibson and Barker, 1979). This study was ...
    • Prawn/shrimp culture industry in the Philippines 

      Primavera, Jurgenne H. (Elsevier, 1992)
      The Philippines is an archipelago of more than 7,100 islands with 17,460 km of coastline, including mangrove forests which covered about 450,000 ha in the 1920s. Coastal aquaculture began a few centuries ago when earthen ...
    • The rabbitfishes 

      Duray, Marietta N.; Juario, Jesus V. (Elsevier, 1995)
    • Assessment of the seaweeds industry 

      Hurtado-Ponce, Anicia (Department of Science and Technology and United Nations Development Programme, 1995)
    • Aquaculture economics in Asia and the Pacific: A regional assessment 

      Agbayani, Renato F.; Belleza, Evelyn T.; Agbayani, Emelita C. (Rome: FAO, 1997)
      A broad overview is given of research and information on aquaculture economics in Asia and the Pacific. Following a description of the general state of aquaculture in the region, an examination is made of the available ...
    • Historical and current trends in milkfish farming in the Philippines 

      Bagarinao, Teodora (Academic Press, 1998)
      This chapter focuses on the historical and current practices of milkfish farming in the Philippines. The Philippines ranks among the top 12 largest fish producers in the world and the milkfish, Chanos chanos, is the official ...