Hatchery and culture technology for the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra Jaeger, in India

The seed of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra jaeger is being produced at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute in India. This article describes the techniques being used in the production of seed and the experiments being carried out for the rearing of juveniles. Trials to grow juveniles in hatcheries on prawn farms have shown spectabular results that are both cost efficient and environmentally friendly.


James, D.B. (1999)
NAGA 22(4):12-16