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International Training Course on Mudcrab Culture

SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department, in cooperation with the Department of Fisheries (DOF) in Myanmar will offer the International training course on mudcrab culture from 26 September – 01 October 2011 at the DOF Crab Hatchery in Chaung Tha, Myanmar.

The six-day course aims to provide participants with: (a) knowledge on the biology of mudcrabs; (b) basic principles and procedures for managing mature crabs, rearing of zoea to crab instar stage, nursery and grow-out culture of crabs (ponds and pens in mangroves), fattening and soft shell crab farming; (c) economic feasibility of the various culture systems; and (d) basic concepts of sustainable aquaculture. The course consists of lectures, practical sessions and field trip.

The training fee is U$500.00 per person (Myanmar participant may avail of the discounted rate) which covers registration fee, training kit, field trip and meals (lunch and snacks).

For more information, please contact AQD’s Training and Information Division at: (6333) 511-9172; or fax (6333)5118709; or email

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