Aquaculture in Vanuatu

Aquaculture in Vanuatu exists on a small scale, both commercially and privately. Several aquacultural efforts have been made in the country, such as Pacific oyster , rabbitfish , Malaysian prawn , and tilapia . Experiments withKappaphycus alvarezii and three species of giant clam were carried out by the Fisheries Department in 1999. The official Fisheries Department records state that $ 1165 US in 2000, with 275 pieces in total. [1] The cultivation ofMacrobrachium lar in taro terracesis practiced for subsistence purposes, and Macrobrachium rosenbergii has been identified by the Vanuatu government as a high-priority species. [2] Continue reading “Aquaculture in Vanuatu”

Aquaculture in South Korea

South Korea occupies the southern portion of the Korean peninsula. The total land mass of the country is 98,480 km 2 usable land is only 20% of the total and thus the population is concentrated around the coast. [2] [3] The Korean Peninsula is surrounded by the East, West and South Seas, a coast-line that extends for about 2,413 km. Endowed with an abundance of fisheries resources, 48.1 kg in 2005. [2] Continue reading “Aquaculture in South Korea”

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] Continue reading “Aquaculture in Samoa”

Aquaculture in Papua New Guinea

Aquaculture in Papua New Guinea is a developing industry, despite having been first introduced to the country in the 1960s. [1] The only forms of traditional aquaculture in the area are clam culture on Manus Island and fish culture on Bougainville Island . [2] Numerous attempts to introduce both marine and freshwater aquaculture in Papua New Guinea have been unsuccessful. [2] Currently, the main freshwater facility for aquaculture is the Highlands Aquaculture Development Center in Aiyura . [3] Continue reading “Aquaculture in Papua New Guinea”

Aquaculture in Palau

Aquaculture in Palau is well-developed commercially, contributing to the country’s economy . [1] The Palau government has recognized that a great potential for aquacultural pursuits in the area, and released an Aquaculture and Fisheries Action Plan in June 2008 in order to suggest how this potential might be realized. [2] Belau Aquaculture is the only company in the region growing ornamental sponges . [3] Continue reading “Aquaculture in Palau”

Aquaculture in Nauru

Aquaculture in Nauru has-been much Practiced along than aquaculture in Any Other Pacific Islands country, the country’s milkfish industry predating touch with Europe. [1] The only area in Nauru deemed capable of supporting aquaculture by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is Buada Lagoon . [2] Continue reading “Aquaculture in Nauru”

Aquaculture in the Marshall Islands

Aquaculture in the Marshall Islands is-governed by the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority. [1] A hatchery for giant clams has been established by the national government in Likiep Atoll , and at least one other clam farm in Mili Atoll . [2] At the CSD-16 Partnerships Fair in 2008, Erik Hagberg suggests that Holothuroidea cultivation is a viable option for developing aquaculture in the country. [3] Continue reading “Aquaculture in the Marshall Islands”

Aquaculture in Madagascar

Aquaculture started to take off in Madagascar in the 1980s. The majority of Aquaculture in Madagascar includes the cultivation of sea ​​cucumber , seaweed , fish and shrimp . Aquaculture in Madagascar is being used to stimulate the world economy, increase the wages of fishermen and women in the area and improve the ocean water quality. Coastal regions of Madagascar are connected to the Indian Ocean’s marine resources as a source of food, income, and cultural identity. [1]Madagascar is the fourth-largest island in the world and consists of smaller islands. Madagascar is considered to be a biodiversity hotspot. Over 90 percent of its wildlife is not found anywhere else on Earth. In the Velondriake, a locally administered area (LMMA) in southwest Madagascar, laws of the United States, created by an official governing body, made up of 25 villages, called ‘dina’, to combat environmental degradation. This LMMA includes coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass beds, baobab forests and other threatened habitats. [2] [3] The Vezo, literally meaning ‘people who fish’ in the Malagasy language of the region, [4]are among Madagascar’s poorest. Making environmentally conscious efforts to boost the economy and raise incomes are top priorities for the LMMA. Continue reading “Aquaculture in Madagascar”

Aquaculture in Fiji

Aquaculture in Fiji has been developed on a large scale, the milkfish being the only species cultured widely. [1] A Fijian prawn farm aimed to produce 25 tons of Penaeidae in 1990, but did not make it to the halfway mark in their goal. [2] Most aquaculture endeavors in the field of high-value cultivation for commercial export, however the country has not been able to compete with the aquaculture industry in Southeast Asia . [3] Continue reading “Aquaculture in Fiji”

Aquaculture in the Federated States of Micronesia

Aquaculture in the Federated States of Micronesia includes the cultivation of giant clams [1] and sponges . [2] 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. [3] Continue reading “Aquaculture in the Federated States of Micronesia”

Aquaculture in East Timor

Aquaculture in East Timor is not a large industry; HOWEVER, World Vision HAS year Expressed interest in organizing aquaculture development projects in the country in order to help Those Who Suffer Food Shortages in the upland areas. [1] Research Demonstrated That HAS East Timor has great potential for Both fresh- and salt-water aquaculture, Including microphyte production. [2] Continue reading “Aquaculture in East Timor”

Aquaculture in Chile

Aquaculture is a major economic activity in Chile . Among the various aquacultures practiced in Chile Atlantic salmon aquaculture is overwhelmingly the largest sector. Until 2007 Chile experienced over 15 years in huge growth in its salmon aquaculture, becoming the second largest salmon and trout producer after Norway . [1] [2] By 2006 Chile contributed with 38% of the world’s salmon volume just behind Norway that produced 39% of it. [1] In 2006, Chilean Aquaculture was the third largest producer, accounting for 3.9% of Chilean exports behind copper and molybdenum .[1] Continue reading “Aquaculture in Chile”

Aquaculture in Canada


Aquaculture is the farming of fish , shellfish or aquatic plants in either fresh or saltwater, or both. [1] The farmed animals or plants are cared for under a controlled environment to ensure optimum growth, success and profit . When They Have atteint year Appropriate size (Often ounce They reach maturity ), They Are harvested, processed, and shipped to markets to be sold. [2] Aquaculture is practiced in China, where the population is high stakes and part of their everyday diet. Continue reading “Aquaculture in Canada”

Aquaculture in Australia

Aquaculture in Australia is the country’s fastest growing primary industry, accounting for 34% of the total gross value of seafood production. [1] 10 species of fish are farmed in Australia, and production is dominated by southern bluefin tuna , Atlantic salmon and barramundi . [2] Mud crabs have also been cultivated in Australia for many years, sometimes leading to over-exploitation . [3] Traditionally, this aquaculture was limited to pearls, but since the early 1970s, including finfish , crustaceans , and molluscs . [4] Continue reading “Aquaculture in Australia”