R&D boosts mud crab survival
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Much of the improved survival rate is traced to formulated feeds and natural food, according to the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology, which is funding the National Mud Crab Science and Technology Program to address the challenges in hatchery production as well as improve the production, profitability and sustainability of crab farming.
Icamina, P. (2018, May 15). R&D boosts mud crab survival. Malaya Business Insight, p. A2.
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Sustainability; Hatcheries; Crab culture; Survival; Zoeae; Megalops; Moulting; Feed; Food organisms; Financing; Profits; Crab fisheries; Exploitation; Estuaries; Habitat; Industries; Raw materials; Bacteria; Bacterial diseases; Vibriosis; Marine ecology; Antibiotics; Scientific personnel; Therapy; Disinfectants; Probiotics; Rearing; Fish ponds; Prototypes; Instars; Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center/Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC/AQD); Philippine Council for Agriculture; Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development; Department of Science and Technology; National Mud Crab Science and Technology Program; Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources; Quinitio, Emilia
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