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Reducing the costs of restocking giant clams in Solomon Islands.

On many corals reefs in the Indo-Pacific, the larger species of giant clams (Tridacnidae) have either been eliminated or fished down to the point where the external fertilization of gametes is improbable. In the mid 1980s, several countries, donors, and ...

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SLODS: slow dissolving standards for water flow measurements

In this study, we report the development of slow dissolving standard (SLODS™), designed to estimate water flow over a lunar period (30 days). To demonstrate the usefulness and validity of this technique, we describe successful preliminary calibrations, ...

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Survival and growth of juvenile fluted giant clams, Tridacna squamosa, in large-scale grow-out trials in the Solomon Islands.

Two large-scale experiments were conducted with juvenile Tridacna squamosa at coastal village sites in the Solomon Islands to provide robust estimates of survival and growth during grow-out. Mollusca Shellfish Solomon Islands Foyle, T.P. Bell, J.H. Gervis ...

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Anthropologist conducts study of skipjack tuna fisheries in Solomon Islands

The working together of the Solomon Islands and Japan on tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis) industrialization requires cooperation and mutual trust. This must be based on an understanding of history and everchanging socioeconomic climates, which may be obtained ...

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Aquaculture and food security in Solomon Islands

"Aquaculture and Food Security in the Solomon Islands" (ACIAR Project FIS/2009/061) was formulated to assist the Government of Solomon Islands in better understanding the future demand for aquaculture and particularly to develop a strategy to ...

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Automatic data processing for licensing and information management of foreign vessel access fisheries

An system is described for the processing of data regarding the licensing and management of foreign fishing. Fisheries Management Solomon Islands Evans, D. 2 918 Download Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Sunday, January 1, 1984 Solomon Islands ICLARM Fishbyte ...

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Creating rural livelihoods in Solomon Islands through an environmentally friendly trade of marine ornamentals for the aquarium trade: lessons learned

The marine ornamental trade became active in Solomon Islands in the mid-1980s, primarily through the wild harvest of corals and fish. The initiation of more sustainable techniques (cultured giant clams and farmed corals) did not occur until the late-1990 ...

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A Japanese fishing joint venture: worker experience and national development in the Solomon Islands.

Development of marine resources, especially tuna, is the key to national development for many newly-independent states of the South Pacific. They have industrialized fishing through joint ventures-collaborations between bost governments and multinational ...

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Preservation of genetic diversity in restocking of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra investigated by allozyme electrophoresis

Population genetics analyses should be considered when releasing hatchery-produced juveniles of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra when spawners from nonlocal populations are used. In New Caledonia, within-region genetic heterogeneity of H. scabra ...

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Growth and survival of the giant clams, Tridacna derasa, T. maxima and T. crocea, at village farms in the Solomon Islands.

In this study, the authors report the results of large-scale grow-out trials for T. crocea, T. maxima and T. derasa at 11 sites in the Solomon Islands over 2 years. During these experiments, we evaluated the influence of environmental variables and ...

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