publication . Article . 2015

GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND MEAT QUALITY OF DOMESTICATED BLUE SWIMMING CRAB (Portunus pelagicus)

Fujaya, Yushinta; Trijuno, Dody Dharmawan; Aslamyah, Siti; Alam, Nur;
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  • Published: 09 Sep 2015
  • Country: Indonesia
Abstract
Blue Swimming Crab (Portunus pelagicus) is one of the commercial crabs traded widely around the world. But, crab aquaculture has not made a significant contribution in meeting the increasing overseas market demand. Some constraints in crab cultivation were high mortality, low and variable growth rate, and low of meat quality. The aims of this research were to produce a superior broodstock through domestication and selective breeding. Superior broodstock was expected to produce a high quality offspring with a high growth rate, high survival rate, and high quality of meat. The study was conducted over two years (2013-2014) at educational farms of Hasanuddin Univer...
Subjects
free text keywords: Blue Swimming Crab, Aquaculture, Domestication, Selective Breeding
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