Now Online!

(PDF format)

From: Chantal Conand


The latest of the SPC Special Interest Groups Fisheries Information Bulletins is now available (PDF format) on our website at:

 Contents include:

  • Editorial, by Dr Chantal Conand
  • A sea cucumber hatchery and mariculture project in Tulear, Madagascar, by Michel Jangoux et al.
  • The effect of food availability on early growth, development and survival of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea), by Andrew David Morgan
  • Sea cucumber retail market in Singapore, by Chantal Conand
  • Review of sandfish breeding and rearing methods, by Rayner Pitt
  • The Galapagos sea cucumber fishery: a risk or an opportunity for conservation?, by Priscilla C. Martinez
  • The process of asexual reproduction by transverse fission in Stichopus chloronotus (greenfish), by Sven Uthicke
  • Spawning observations
  • Correspondence
  • Abstracts, publications, workshops and meetings


 Jean-Paul Gaudechoux

 Conseiller en information halieutique/Fisheries Information Adviser

 Secrétariat général de la Communauté du Pacifique/

 Secretariat of the Pacific Community

 B.P. D5/P.O. Box D5

 98848 Nouméa Cedex

 NouvelleCalédonie/New Caledonia


 Tél:   +687 262000 (switchboard)

          +687 260169 (ligne directe/direct line)

 Fax:  +687 263818






Pr Chantal CONAND                

 Laboratoire d'écologie marine   

 Université de La Réunion         

 97715 St Denis de La Réunion     


 tel    93 81 78

 fax    93 86 85

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