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SEAFDEC/AQD trains Santeh staff on soft-shell crab farming

By Development Communication Section

Three employees of Santeh Feed Corporation completed the training course on soft-shell crab farming on 24 January held at SEAFDEC/AQD’s Dumangas Brackishwater Station.

During the six-day training, SEAFDEC/AQD crab experts Dr. Fe Dolores Estepa and Dr. Emilia Quinitio discussed with the participants the biology of mud crab species; nursery management; grow-out culture in ponds, pens, and cages; and soft-shell production. The trainees also had practical sessions on soft-shell crab production.

A trainee checks the water quality of the mud crab nursery pond
A trainee checks the water quality of the mud crab nursery pond
The participants showing their training certificates together with  SEAFDEC/AQD crab experts Dr. Fe Dolores Estepa (rightmost) and Dr. Emilia Qunitio
The participants showing their training certificates together with
SEAFDEC/AQD crab experts Dr. Fe Dolores Estepa (rightmost) and Dr. Emilia Qunitio

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