Aquaculture in Tuvalu

Aquaculture in Tuvalu generally centers on milkfish and clams . [1] The first pond in Tuvalu purposely built to sustain aquaculture was completed in 1996 on Vaitupu . [2] The construction of this 1560-square-meter pond was funded under the FAO Regional South Pacific Aquaculture Development Project. [3]


  1. Jump up^ Richard A. Herr (1990). The Forum Fisheries Agency . Institute of Pacific Studies of the University of the South Pacific . p. 137. ISBN  982-02-0057-1 .
  2. Jump up^ “Fishery and Aquaculture Country Profile: Tuvalu” . Food and Agriculture Organization. Archived from the original on 26 March 2009 . Retrieved 2009-05-02 .
  3. Jump up^ “Twenty-Sixth Regional Technical Meeting on Fisheries: Country Profile: Tuvalu” (PDF) . Secretariat of the Pacific Community . July 30, 1996 . Retrieved 2009-05-02 .

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