Int’l workshop on Portunid crabs taps SEAFDEC/AQD expert

by Development Communication Section / ET Quinitio

Mud crab expert and SEAFDEC/AQD Scientist Dr. Emilia Quinitio talked about Mangrove Crab (mud crab) Broodstock Development as one of the invited resource speakers during the International Workshop on Portunid Crabs Aquaculture and Sustainable Fisheries held last 28 to 29 March 2016 at Universiti Malaysia Terrengganu (UMT), Malaysia.

The two-day workshop organized by Institute of Tropical Aquaculture of UMT was intended to bring together scientists, researchers, academicians, industry practitioners and other stakeholders to discuss the latest information and developments on the aquaculture and fisheries management of portunid crabs.

The topics discussed were mostly on broodstock management and development, seed production, nursery and grow-out culture, fishery restocking program and resource management.

The theme of the workshop is “Development of Portunid Crab Hatchery for Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries Resources”.

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Dr. ET Quinitio (fourth from left) with workshop facilitator Dr. Ikhwanuddin (fifth from right) and other resource speakers

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