Project Details

Seed Production of Mangrove Crab (Scylla serrata Forskal) in Palau

July 1, 2010

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Palau $31,690 Palau Community College TBD
  1. To collect locally available mangrove crab (Scylla serrata) broodstock and document their spawning in captivity.
  2. To verify the production performance of the available hatchery and nursery techniques in producing mangrove crab seedstock in terms of growth rate and survival rate in Palau conditions.
  3. To determine the economic feasibility of producing mangrove crab seedstock under Palau conditions.
  4. To demonstrate and extend a practical mangrove crab hatchery technology to the stakeholders.