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Increasing cyst yields in Artemia culture ponds in Vietnam: the multicycle system
Baert, P.; Anh, N.T.N.; Quynh, V.D.; Hoa, N.V.; Sorgeloos, P. (1997). Increasing cyst yields in Artemia culture ponds in Vietnam: the multicycle system. Aquac. Res. 28: 809-814
In: Aquaculture Research. Blackwell: Oxford. ISSN 1355-557X, more
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  • Baert, P.; Anh, N.T.N.; Quynh, V.D.; Hoa, N.V.; Sorgeloos, P. (1997). Increasing cyst yields in Artemia culture ponds in Vietnam: the multicycle system, in: (1997). IZWO Coll. Rep. 27(1997). IZWO Collected Reprints, 27: pp. chapter 2, more

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Keywords
    Cysts; Pond culture; Artemia Leach, 1819 [WoRMS]; Brackish water

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  • Baert, P.
  • Anh, N.T.N.
  • Quynh, V.D.
  • Hoa, N.V.
  • Sorgeloos, P., more

Abstract
    In this study, one-cycle and multi-cycle culture systems for Artemia in seasonal salt ponds are compared. In one-cycle systems, Artemia is inoculated only once per season, while in multi-cycle systems ponds are drained and re-stocked several times per season. In Vietnam, three-cycle systems gave significantly higher cyst yields than did the one-cycle system. However, after two cycles, systems were not significantly different. Food limitation probably caused the steady decline in cyst yields, as observed in the one-cycle ponds. In these ponds, females have smaller broods (from the second cycle onwards) and during the last cycle the number of adult females is lower than in multi-cycle ponds.

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