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dc.contributor.authorMotoh, Hiroshi
dc.contributor.authorSolis, Noel B.
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-22T09:34:51Z
dc.date.available2011-06-22T09:34:51Z
dc.date.issued1977
dc.identifier.citationMotoh, H., & Solis, N. B. (1978). A preliminary report on the fauna of decapod crustacea in the mangrove and estuarine areas of Batan Bay, Panay Island, Philippines. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Mangrove and Estuarine Area Development for the Indo-Pacific Region, Manila, Philippines, 14-19 November 1977 (pp. 153–160). Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines: Philippine Council for Agriculture and Resources Research.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10862/226
dc.description.abstractIn the Philippines, the total mangrove site for aquaculture development and others is about 576,000 hectares which constitute only 1.9 percent of the country's land resources. There are at present about 176,000 hectares of fishponds, representing 30.5 percent of the total mangrove resources in the country. Located in the northern part of Panay Island, 11°40' latitude and 122°30' longitude, Batan Bay has approximately 2,500 hectares with the average water depth of less than 5 meters during low tide. This bay consists of Port Batan, Banga Baylet and numerous tidal creeks. More than 80 percent of the coastal line in the bay is surrounded by mangrove areas and the rest is rocky or coconut forest. Shrimp fishing is considered an important fishery in Batan Bay. The main objectives of this survey are: 1) To know the species, particularly edible ones, of decapod crustaceae found in the mangrove and estuarine areas; 2) To know their ecology and life history; and 3) To provide the biological data available for protection or preservation of the mangrove area.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherLos Baños, Laguna, Philippines: Philippine Council for Agricultural and Resources Researchen
dc.subjectCrustaceaen
dc.subjectCheck listsen
dc.subjectMangrove swampsen
dc.subjectEstuariesen
dc.subjectEnvironmental conditionsen
dc.subjectPhilippines -- Panay Island -- Batan Bayen
dc.subjectCrabsen
dc.subjectShrimpsen
dc.subject.lccVF SP 001
dc.titleA preliminary report on the fauna of decapod crustacea in the mangrove and estuarine areas of Batan Bay, Panay Island, Philippinesen
dc.typeConference paperen
dc.citation.spage153
dc.citation.epage160
dc.citation.conferenceTitleProceedings of the International Workshop on Mangrove and Estuarine Area Development for the Indo-Pacific Region, Manila, Philippines, 14-19 November 1977en


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