Conference Proceedings

Spiny lobster aquaculture in the Asia Pacific Region

Twenty papers, 16 reporting ACIAR project research, were presented in four theme sessions: sustainable lobster aquaculture; improving lobster nursery culture; lobster grow-out culture systems; and lobster grow-out feeds and feeding practices...Read More.  

October 31, 2019


Foreword.  Nick Austin, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Australia


Session 1: Sustainable lobster aquaculture

Lobster seacage culture in Vietnam.  Lai Van Hung and Le Anh Tuan

Potential of seacage culture of Panulirus ornatus in Australia.  Matt Kenway, Matt Salmon, Greg Smith and Mike Hall

Potential for co-management of lobster seacage culture: a case study in Lombok, Indonesia [Abstract].  Reza Shah Pahlevi

Spiny lobster resources and opportunity for culture in post-tsunami Aceh, Indonesia.  Alexander Tewfik, David Mills and Dedi Adhuri

Contributions to the life-history study of the Palinuridae of the south-west lagoon of New Caledonia [Abstract].  Emmanuel Coutures

Lobster aquaculture industry in eastern Indonesia: present status and prospects.  Bayu Priyambodo and Sarifin

The potential for harvesting seed of Panulirus argus (Caribbean spiny lobster).  Andrew Jeffs and Megan Davis

Census of lobster seed captured from the central coastal waters of Vietnam for aquaculture grow-out, 2005–2008.  Nguyen Van Long and Dao Tan Hoc

Improving environmental quality for Panulirus ornatus lobster aquaculture in Van Phong Bay, Vietnam, by combined culture with Perna viridis mussels.  Le Thi Vinh and Le Lan Huong

Session 2: Improving lobster nursery culture

Effect of stocking density, holding and transport on subsequent growth and survival of recently caught Panulirus ornatus seed lobsters.  Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc, Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy and Nguyen Ngoc Ha

Effect of environmental conditions during holding and transport on survival of  Panulirus ornatus juveniles.  Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, Nguyen Ngoc Ha and Duong Van Danh

Effect of different types of shelter on growth and survival of Panulirus ornatus  juveniles.  Nguyen Minh Chau, Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc and Le Thi Nhan

Comparison of the growth and survival of Panulirus ornatus seed lobsters held in individual or communal cages.  Simon J. Irvin and Kevin C. Williams

Session 3: Lobster grow-out culture systems

Requirements for the aquaculture of Panulirus ornatus in Australia.  Clive Jones and Scott Shanks

Comparison of the biological, environmental and economic efficiency seacage culture of Panulirus ornatus lobsters using different practical diets.  Le Anh Tuan and Lai Van Hung

Session 4: Lobster grow-out feeds and feeding practices 

Culture of Panulirus ornatus lobsters fed fish by-catch or co-cultured Perna virdis  mussel in sea cages in Vietnam.  Do Huu Hoang, Huynh Minh Sang, Nguyen Trung Kien and Nguyen Thi Kim Bich

Effect of trash fish species and vitamin supplementation on productivity of
Panulirus ornatus juveniles fed moist diets.  Le Anh Tuan and Nguyen Dinh Mao

Nutritional requirements of juvenile Panulirus ornatus lobsters.  Kevin C. Williams

Panulirus ornatus lobster feed development: from trash fish to formulated feeds.  Simon J. Irvin and Kevin C. Williams

Optimising the physical form and dimensions of feed pellets for tropical spiny lobsters.  David M. Smith, Simon J. Irvin and David Mann 




Kevin C. Williams




Proceedings of an international symposium held at Nha Trang, Vietnam, 9–10 December 2008 

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