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International Seminar-workshop on Mud Crab Aquaculture and Fisheries Management

International seminar-workshop on mud crab aquaculture and fisheries management

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture in collaboration with SEAFDEC/AQD

Tamil Nadu, India | 10 to 12 April 2013

A 3-day seminar-workshop to impart latest information and development on mud crab biology, ecology, physiology, husbandry, nutrition & diseases, genetics, fisheries & resource management, post-harvest product development & marketing.



3/197, Poompuhar Road, Karaimedu,Sattanathapuram P.O., Sirkazhi Taluk- 609 109,Nagapattinam District, Tamil Nadu, India.

Seminar-Workshop Details

This 3 day seminar- workshop is designed to provide and share the latest information and developments on mud crab culture to all the scientists/researchers, culturists and academicians who are involved in mud crab aquaculture and fisheries management. The last date of registration is 15 March 2013 and registration will be issued on first-come, first-serve basis. Following are the major topics of the seminar-workshop including field trips:

  1. Country paper dealing on the status of the mud crab industry in India, Philippines,Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia,
  2. Technical sessions dealing on Biology, Ecology and Physiology, Genetics,Domestication and Selective Breeding, Husbandry, Nutrition and Diseases, Fisheries and Resource Management, Post-harvest Product Development and Marketing,
  3. Workshop on husbandry (broodstock management, hatchery/nursery and farming),
  4. Field trips to mud crab hatchery and demo farms.


Submission of abstract

Abstract should be written in English using Times Roman with 12 font size. Participants should follow the format below:

Title of paper,

Authors: (indicate presenter with asterisk),

Affiliation/address: (include email),

Abstract: (extended abstract include short rationale, objectives, materials & methods,results & discussion, and conclusion/recommendation).

Mode of presentation: Oral/Poster (Please mention clearly for oral or poster as applicable during submission/registration)

Oral Presentation: Each participant will be given 15 min (12 min for the presentation and 3 min for the discussion). The Scientific Committee will inform the participants on the final schedule for the presentation one month before the seminar-workshop. All presentations are in Powerpoint.

Poster Presentation: Poster session provides the opportunity for authors to show their results face to face with other participants. The authors are requested to display the poster on the first day of the seminar-workshop. The size of the poster is 80 cm width & 120 cm length. The Secretariat will provide materials for attaching the posters. Posters should be readable from a distance of 2.0 meters.

Last Date for submission of Abstracts is 8 March 2013. They may be submitted to Dr. Emilia T. Quinitio and Dr. Anup Mandal in MS word (not as PDF file).



Mud crab scientists, researchers, industry practitioners and academicians.


Registration Fees

Registration fee – Rs. 5,000/- (for Indian delegates), US$ 150 (for International delegates). Fees include seminar kit and lunch.


How to register

Please click here

Fill up the registration form (also available on the MPEDA website Duly accomplished registration form along with Demand Draft for requisite course fee, drawn in favor of “Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture” payable at Mayiladuthurai, should reach the workshop venue address on or before the last date of registration. The payment may also be wire transferred to RGCA A/C: state Bank of India, Mayiladuthurai (A/c No. 10948711219, IFSC code: SBIN0000875, SWIFT CODE: SBININBB464). Registration confirmation and receipt will be e-mailed to the participants after processing. No refund of registration fee will be entertained.

Last Date for Registration is on 10 March 2013.


Organizing Commitee

Chairman: Ms. Leena Nair, IAS

Convenors: Dr. Emilia Quinitio, Mr. P. Mohanasundaram, Mr. Y.C. Thampi Sam Raj, Dr. Anup Mandal

Advisory Committee

Patron: Dr. E.G. Silas

Vice-Patron: Dr. B. Meenakumari


For more information

Please click here for the seminar-workshop brochure

or contact


3/197, Poompuhar Road, Karaimedu, Sattanathapuram P.O., Sirkazhi Taluk – 609 109, Nagapattinam District, TamilNadu, India

Tel: +91-4364 -265215 / +91-4364 -265200


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