Aquaculture in Samoa

Aquaculture in Samoa is hampered because of the limited number of sizable freshwater bodies in the country, many underwater aquaculture projects are underway. [1] There have been several attempts to introduce tilapiacultivation, however these have been unsuccessful due to the difficulty of catching adult tilapia. [2] The Samoa National Aquaculture Workshop, a workshop aimed at developing a national industry plan by seeking partnerships with stakeholders, convened in December 2004. [3]


  1. Jump up^ “Fishery Country Profile: Samoa” . Food and Agriculture Organization . April 2002 . Retrieved 2009-05-02 .
  2. Jump up^ “Increasing Rural Incomes: An Evaluation of Three Rural Sector Projects in Samoa” (PDF) . Quality Assurance Series . Australia: AusAID (19): 21. July 2000. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-06-13.
  3. Jump up^ “Samoa National Aquaculture Workshop” (PDF) . SPC Fisheries Newsletter (111): 13. October-December 2004.

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