Spiny lobster aquaculture in the Asia-Pacific region

Date released
12 November 2009
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Kevin C Williams (ed)



This publication, in the ACIAR Proceedings series, is a compilation of papers presented at the International Symposium on Spiny Lobster Aquaculture that was held at Nha Trang, Vietnam in December 2008.

In addition to papers contributed by leading lobster researchers in the Asia-Pacific region, they include 16 papers that report the results of research carried out in a 4-year ACIAR lobster aquaculture project involving six agencies from Australia, Vietnam and Indonesia. The papers report work on:

  • sustainable lobster aquaculture
  • improving lobster nursery culture
  • lobster grow-out culture systems
  • lobster grow-out feeds and feeding practices.