Commercial Feasibility of Giant Clam Mariculture in American Samoa, Year 03
July 1, 1990
|American Samoa||$20,000||American Samoa Department of Marine and Wildlife Resources||L.A.J. Bell, P. Gaisoa, and B. Ponwith|
- Maximize giant clam production from the hatchery to provide sufficient numbers of juveniles for extensive lagoon mariculture operations, with the view of providing background and extension training to potential operators.
- Conduct and evaluate giant clam lagoon mariculture operations on different reef sites on the islands in conjunction with training potential farmers.
- Assess, on a small scale, the viability of the “hanging technique” for giant clam lagoon ranching.
- Establish an additional giant clam nursery for DMWR broodstock and seed clams.