Project: Optimal use of coastal salt ponds and inland salt lakes in PR China for the production and harvesting of Artemia as aquaculture food source.
- project duration
- 31-DEC-99 – 31-DEC-99
- - Survey of hydrobiological characteristics of various salt production areas and sampling of Artemia evaluation of potential for commercial development of a local Artemia industry. - Taxonomy and characterization (nutritional and genetic) of local Artemia populations selection and improvement of Artemia strains. - Demonstration of techniques for harvesting and processing of Artemia. - Use of Artemia as ingredient in artifical diets for shrimp and fish.