Report of the 5th Regional Grouper Hatchery Production Training Course 2007

The 5th Regional Grouper Hatchery Training Course was another success with all participants is pleased with the overall training activities and field trips. A total of 17 participants from eight countries attended the training course which was hosted by the Brackishwater Aquaculture Development Centre (BADC)-Situbondo, Indonesia. The participants were from Australia, China (China and Hong Kong SAR), Palau, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

Each year the training activities are slightly different in term of hands-on practical activities. This is associated with the breeding cycle of grouper species during the time the training course being conducted. For example, this year the participants were able to involve in the broodstock activities for giant grouper, in additional to the tiger and humpback groupers.

There were four types of field trip organized for the training course; the backyard hatchery, floating netcages, seabass farm and live food fish and marine ornamental exporters. Field trips were considered by many participants as a good arrangement and providing good experiences.


Publisher: Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific

Rights: Creative Commons Attribution.


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