Recent Submissions

  • Towards sustainable aquaculture in Southeast Asia and Japan : proceedings of the Seminar-Workshop on Aquaculture Development in Southeast Asia, Iloilo City, Philippines, 26-28 July 1994 

    Bagarinao, Teodora, U.; Flores, Efren Ed C. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Documents the presentations at ADSEA '94, the 3rd Seminar-Workshop on Aquaculture Development in Southeast Asia. ADSEA '94 includes reviews of the status of aquaculture development in Southeast Asia and Japan and of the ...
  • Aquaculture in Indonesia 

    Yusuf, Dedi (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Indonesia has a long tradition in aquaculture, particularly in fresh water and brackish water. Most aquaculture is still in extensive systems with low productivity. Mariculture only started in the 1980s and contributes yet ...
  • Recent trends in fish diseases in Japan 

    Sako, Hiroshi. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Losses of cultured marine and freshwater fishes due to diseases averaged about 20,000 tons each year or 6% of the aquaculture production in Japan in 1980-1991. During this last decade, bacterial diseases have been responsible ...
  • Health management in tropical aquaculture systems 

    Shariff, Mohamed. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Health management strategies are very important in aquaculture. In Asia, health management practices are broadly similar for the various aquatic species that are cultured. These focus mainly on maintaining the good health ...
  • Transgenic fish and aquaculture 

    Chen, Thomas T. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Transgenic fish species can be routinely produced by transferring foreign DNA into developing embryos via microinjection or electroporation. This technology offers an excellent opportunity for modifying or improving the ...
  • Aquaculture development and sustainability in Southeast Asia 

    Kutty, M. N. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Countries in Southeast Asia still display a vivid spectrum of developmental stages in aquaculture, the most and the least developed seen in contiguous areas despite geographic similarities. The Network of Aquaculture Centres ...
  • Research on seaweeds and mollusks 

    Hurtado-Ponce, Anicia Q. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Research on seaweeds focused on the carrageenan-producing Kappaphycus alvarezii and the agar-producing Gracilaria spp. Growth of K. alvarezii was better on horizontal lines than on vertical or cluster lines from bamboo ...
  • Research on crustaceans 

    Parado-Estepa, Fe D. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Crustacean research at the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department during the last three years focused mostly on the tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon. Studies were done along six problem areas: (1) developing spawning techniques for ...
  • Coastal fisheries and mollusk and seaweed culture in Southeast Asia: Integrated planning and precautions 

    McManus, John W. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Capture fisheries in Southeast Asia are characterized by rampant overfishing, made worse in many areas by problems of overpopulation and by inappropriate management strategies based on misconceptions about tropical fisheries. ...
  • Brackishwater integrated farming systems in Southeast Asia 

    De la Cruz, Catalino R. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Integrated aquaculture-agriculture systems are more common in fresh water than in brackish water. Nevertheless, southeast Asian countries already have considerable research and experience in brackishwater integrated farming ...
  • Community fishery resources management in Malalison Island, Philippines 

    Agbayani, Renato F. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    The Community Fishery Resources Management Project, launched in 1991 in Malalison Island, Philippines is a development-oriented research project integrating biology, economics, sociology, engineering, and public administration. ...
  • The SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department at 21: R&D for sustainable aquaculture 

    Flores, Efren Ed C.; Bagarinao, Teodora U. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    This paper reviews the research output of the SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (AQD) over the past 21 years of its existence. These realized studies are compared with the priority problem areas recommended for research by ...
  • Training and information dissemination at SEAFDEC AQD 

    Villegas, Cesar T. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    The SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department (AQD) is mandated to develop human resources and to disseminate and exchange information for aquaculture development in the region. In 1991-1994, a total of 294 participants attended 23 ...
  • Shrimp culture and the environment 

    Phillips, Michael J. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    This paper reviews the interactions between shrimp culture and the natural environment. It considers and gives details of the effects of shrimp culture on the environment and the effects of environmental change on shrimp ...
  • Aquaculture in Malaysia 

    Kechik, Ismail bin Awang. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Aquaculture in Malaysia is experiencing rapid growth. Total production in 1992 amounted to 79,699 tons valued at RM 207.4 million. These figures are 23% and 25% higher than the previous year's. Semi-culture of the cockle ...
  • Aquaculture in the Philippines 

    Aypa, Simeona M. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Aquaculture is regarded as the most promising source of protein food in the years ahead. Milkfish and Nile tilapia are the major fishes now produced but groupers, sea bass, rabbitfish, red snappers, carps, and catfishes ...
  • Coastal aquaculture in Thailand 

    Sahavacharin, Songchai (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Coastal aquaculture in Thailand has expanded rapidly in both area and production in the last decade. The important cultured species are the shrimps (Penaeus monodon and P. merguiensis), sea bass Lates calcarifer, groupers ...
  • Recent developments in aquaculture in Japan 

    Fukusho, K. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Aquaculture production in Japan in 1993 was 1,351,000 tons, 15.6% of the total fisheries production. About 93.6% came from mariculture and 6.4% from freshwater aquaculture. The per cent contribution of aquaculture to total ...
  • Aquaculture in Vietnam 

    Nguyen, Xuan Ly. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Aquaculture in Vietnam has gained momentum and now produces 370,000 tons of various aquatic commodities. Aquaculture includes shrimp culture in the Mekong Delta; fish culture in cages in rivers, reservoirs, and coastal ...
  • Recommendations for responsible aquaculture 

    Csavas, I. (Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, 1995)
    Aquaculture has grown rapidly in Asia. In 1992, out of the 52.8 million tons of total production of aquatic organisms, as much as 17 million tons (32.2%) came from aquaculture. However, unplanned and uncontrolled development ...

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