Aquaculture in the Federated States of Micronesia includes the cultivation of giant clams  and sponges .  The FSM government has explored aquaculture as a possible method of stimulating the national economy and increasing the number of jobs among the nation’s populace. 
- Jump up^ John Riley (August 1993). Giant Clam Aquaculture in the Federated States of Micronesia . FSM National Aquaculture Center.
- Jump up^ United States Congress (1992). US Policy Toward the South Pacific . USGPO p. 117. ISBN 978-0-16-039388-4 .
- Jump up^ Aquaculture Profile for Pohnpei (PDF) . University of Alaska Fairbanks . September 2004. p. 4.