Recent Submissions

  • Closed-recirculating shrimp farming system 

    Tookwinas, Siri (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2000-11)
    This collaborative SEAFDEC/ASEAN project aimed to develop sustainable shrimp culture technology packages to address the problems in shrimp culture (e.g. discharges from shrimp farms threatening mangrove and marine ecosystems, ...
    Series: State of the art series
  • Environment-friendly schemes in intensive shrimp farming 

    Baliao, Dan D. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2000-09)
    The manual details the procedures of intensive shrimp farming but with provisos for the treatment of sludge and water. These provisos include (1) the use of water reservoir where pond water is stored for at least a week ...
    Series: State of the art series
  • Prawn hatchery design and operation 

    Quinitio, Emilia T.; Gabasa Jr., Porfirio G.; Suñaz, Fernando P.; Reyes, Edgardo P.; Dela Peña Jr., Dioscoro T.; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1985)
    Various factors to be taken into account in the operation of a prawn hatchery are examined under the following headings: 1) site selection; 2) hatchery facilities and equipment; 3) larval stages of prawn; 4) spawner and ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 9
  • A guide to prawn hatchery design and operation 

    Quinitio, Emilia T.; Gabasa Jr., Porfirio G.; Suñaz, Fernando P.; Reyes, Edgardo P.; Dela Peña Jr., Dioscoro T.; Rivera, Roela Victoria; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Aquaculture Department (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1984)
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 9
  • Pag-aalaga ng halamang-dagat na Kappaphycus 

    Hurtado, Anicia Q.; Agbayani, Renato F. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2007-07)
    A 24-page manual that introduces the carrageenan-producing seaweed Kappaphycus whose culture has spread from Jolo in Mindanao to at least 14 sites in the Visayas and Luzon. Four culture methods are presented: fixed off-bottom, ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 32
  • Biology and hatchery rearing of the silver therapon Leiopotherapon plumbeus 

    Aya, Frolan A. ORCID; Garcia, Luis Maria B. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2020-07)
    Known for its tasty flesh, silver therapon, locally known as ayungin, has been regarded to be one of the most valuable edible native freshwater species in the Philippines. Demands for this fish species remain high which ...Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 67
  • Tilapia culture: The basics 

    Romana-Eguia, Maria Rowena R. ORCID; Eguia, Ruel V.; Pakingking Jr., Rolando ORCID (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2020-07)
    This new aquaculture extension manual revisits the basics of tilapia culture with updated information on the grow-out technology in cages and ponds. Updated cost and returns analyses were also included to guide farmers ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 66
  • Manajemen budidaya udang yang baik dan ramah lingkungan di daerah mangrove 

    Baliao, Dan D.; Tookwinas, Siri (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; Association of Southeast Asian Nations, 2002)
    This 50-page manual puts together the best practices that SEAFDEC/AQD has developed with the Department of Fisheries in Thailand. These practices include the use of biomanipulators and greenwater system, the use of settling ...Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 35
  • Mabisang pamamaraan sa pagpapalaki ng sugpo na hindi makakapinsala sa mga bakawan 

    Baliao, Dan D.; Tookwinas, Siri (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; Association of Southeast Asian Nations, 2002)
    This 50-page manual puts together the best practices that SEAFDEC/AQD has developed with the Department of Fisheries in Thailand. These practices include the use of biomanipulators and greenwater system, the use of settling ...Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 35
  • Tulun-an sa pagpabuad sing lukon 

    Primavera, Jurgenne H.; Apud, Florentino D. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1976)
    This manual is intended for fish farmers, extension workers and others in their initial efforts to produce marketable sugpo (Penaeus monodon) for local consumption or export. Information is presented on pond preparation, ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 2
  • Nursery culture of tropical anguillid eels in the Philippines 

    Cuvin-Aralar, Maria Lourdes ORCID; Aya, Frolan A. ORCID; Romana-Eguia, Maria Rowena R. ORCID; Logronio, Dan Joseph (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2019)
    This technical publication focused on nursery production of anguillid eels from glass eels to elver using data gathered from eel farm surveys and rearing trials conducted by SEAFDEC/AQD as part of the JAIF (Japan-ASEAN ...Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 65
  • Biology and hatchery of mangrove crabs Scylla spp. 

    Quinitio, Emilia T.; Parado-Estepa, Fe Dolores; dela Cruz-Huervana, Joana Joy (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2018)
    This manual includes the biology of crab (Scylla serrata, S. tranquebarica, and S. olivacea), and describes principles and procedures for spawning the mature crabs and rearing the zoea to ‘fly’ size crabs. It focuses on ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 34
  • Diseases of juvenile and adult mud crab Scylla spp. in the Philippines 

    Tendencia, Eleonor A.; Cabilitasan, Ma. Venuz C.; Tobias-Quinitio, Emilia (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2017)
    This manual aims to provide updated information on the diseases of mud crabs initially authored by Lavilla-Pitogo and dela Peña (2004). It includes the name of the disease, causative agent, stages affected, effects on mud ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 64
  • Pagpapaanak ng tilapya 

    Eguia, Ruel V.; Eguia, Maria Rowena R. ORCID (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2007)
    This 52-page revised edition of the 1996 manual, discusses the spawning of tilapia in concrete tank hatcheries, hapa hatcheries in ponds and lakes and the hatchery operations of tilapia.
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 23
  • Biology and hatchery of mud crabs Scylla spp. 

    Quinitio, Emilia T.; Parado-Estepa, Fe Dolores (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2008)
    This manual includes the biology of mud crab, and describes principles and procedures for spawning the mature crabs (Scylla serrata, S. tranquebarica, and S. olivacea) and rearing the zoea to fly size crabs. It focuses on ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 34
  • Seed production of milkfish Chanos chanos Forsskal 

    Reyes, Ofelia; Eullaran, Bernadita; Ayson, Evelyn Grace (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2016)
    A 26-page manual describing the site selection, hatchery design, spawning, larval rearing, natural food production, and economic analysis for milkfish.
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 63
  • Development and management of milkfish broodstock 

    Reyes, Ofelia S.; de Jesus-Ayson, Evelyn Grace T.; Eullaran, Bernadita E.; Corre Jr., Valeriano L.; Ayson, Felix G. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2015)
    The manual provides developed and refined techniques for collection and transport of spawned eggs and larvae, as well as larval rearing. It also describes the necessary facilities for maintaining milkfish broodstock. Guidelines ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 62
  • Pag-aalaga ng tilapya 

    Eguia, Ruel V.; Eguia, Maria Rowena R. ORCID (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2007)
    The manual discusses tilapia culture methods in concrete tanks, netcages, and fishponds. It details the species of tilapia cultured in the Philippines, which include Oreochromis nilotucus, O.mossambicus, O.aureus. It covers ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 22
  • Soft-shell crab production using hatchery-reared mud crab 

    Tobias-Quinitio, Emilia J.; Libunao, Gardel Xyza S.; Parado-Estepa, Fe D.; Calpe, Adelaida T. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center; Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD), 2015)
    "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. ...
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 61
  • Culture of rotifer (Brachionus rotundiformis) and brackishwater cladoceran (Diphanosoma celebensis) for aquaculture seed production 

    de la Peña, Milagros R. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 2015)
    A 32-page manual with topics on the biology and cultivation techniques of zooplankton.
    Series: Aquaculture extension manual; No. 60

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